Xenotilapia ochrogenys

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Xenotilapia ochrogenys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Ectodini
Genus: Xenotilapia
Species: X. ochrogenys
Binomial name
Xenotilapia ochrogenys
(Boulenger, 1914)
  • Enantiopus ochrogenys Boulenger, 1914
  • Stappersia singularis Boulenger, 1914
  • Stappersetta singularis (Boulenger, 1914)

Xenotilapia ochrogenys is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it prefers areas with sandy substrates. This species can reach a length of 11 centimetres (4.3 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Bigirimana, C. 2006. Xenotilapia ochrogenys Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. www.iucnredlist.org Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Downloaded on 12 June 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Xenotilapia ochrogenys" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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