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Pelmatochromis

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Pelmatochromis is a small genus of fishes in the cichlid family. Of its three species, two are endemic to the Middle Africa, and one is endemic to tropical West Africa. Depending on the exact species, they reach about 11.5–16.5 centimetres (4.5–6.5 in) in length.[1] This genus is sometimes placed in its own clade, informally referred to as the pelmatochromines, and this as the Pelmatochromini, may be the sister taxon to the Chromidotilapiini.[2]

Species

There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Pelmatochromis in FishBase. April 2013 version.
  2. ^ Peter Humphry Greenwood (1987). "The Genera of Pelmatochromine Fishes (Teleosti:Cichlidae). A Phylogenetic Review". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). 53 (3).
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Pelmatochromis: Brief Summary

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Pelmatochromis is a small genus of fishes in the cichlid family. Of its three species, two are endemic to the Middle Africa, and one is endemic to tropical West Africa. Depending on the exact species, they reach about 11.5–16.5 centimetres (4.5–6.5 in) in length. This genus is sometimes placed in its own clade, informally referred to as the pelmatochromines, and this as the Pelmatochromini, may be the sister taxon to the Chromidotilapiini.

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