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The links on this page will lead you to pictures of many of the tropical fish varieties seen today. They will be listed by family, with both common and scientific names. All photos were either submitted to me, used with the owners permission or thought to be in the public domain. Please send in yours today. Enjoy!


New world species
Common Name
Scientific Name
Apistogramma agassizii
Pterophyllum scalare
Gymnogeophagus balzanii
Cichlasoma maculicauda
Cichlasoma citrinellum x Cichlasoma synspilum?
Symphysodon aequifasciata
Aequidens pulcher
Cryptoheros spilurus
Microgeophagus altispinosa
Cichlasoma facetum (Australoheros facetus)
Apistogramma cacatuoides
Amatitlania (Archocentrus) nigrofasciata
Cryptoheros spilurus sp. 'Cutteri'
Symphysodon discus
Laetacara dorsigera
Parachromis dovii
Apistogramma sp. Rotpunkt
Laetacara curviceps
Geophagus abalios
Geophagus altamira
Satanoperca jurupari
Satanoperca leucosticta
Herichthys carpintis sp. escondido
Mesonauta festivus
Thorichthys (Cichlasoma) meeki
Laetacara curviceps
Hybrid species
Nannacara anomala
Aequidens rivulatus
Amatitlania (Archocentrus) sp.
Rocio octofasciata (Cichlasoma octofasciatum)
Parachromis managuensis
Cleithracara maronii
Apistogramma macmasteri
Amphilophus citrinellus
Apistogramma nijsseni
Orange Chromide (Southern India and Sri Lanka)
Etroplus maculatus
Astronotus ocellatus
C. citrinellum x C. synspilum ?
Geophagus brasiliensis
Crenicichla proteus
Herotilapia multispinosum
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
Amphilophus labiatum
Geophagus steindachneri (hondae)
Geophagus surinamensis
Cichlasoma festae
Parachromis motaguensis
Paraneetroplus synspila (Vieja)
Cryptoheros panamensis
Cryptoheros septemfasciatus
Vieja (Paraneetroplus) argentea
Heros efasciatus
Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys
Apistogramma steindachneri
Cryptoheros sajica
Herichthys cyanoguttatus (Cichlasoma cyanoguttatum)
Uaru amphiacanthoides
Satanoperca leucosticta
Thorichthys helleri
Apistogramma borellii
Thorichthys maculipinnis (elliotti).
Riverine Species
Common Name
Scientific Name
Anomalochromis thomasi
Tilapia buttikoferi
Astatotilapia calliptera
Hemichromis bimaculatus
Hemichromis lifalili
Pelvicachromis pulcher
Nimbochromis livingstonii
Malawi Eye Biter (Shire River)
Dimidiochromis compressiceps
Parananochromis caudifasciatus
Steatocranus tinanti
Tilapia zillii
Lake Malawi
Common Name
Scientific Name
Melanochromis auratus
Pseudotropheus crabro
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
Metriaclima callainos (Maylandia callainos)
Pseudotropheus demasoni
Cynotilapia afra
Astatotilapia calliptera
Sciaenochromis ahli, Fryeri
Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos
Labidochromis caeruleus
Pseudotropheus elongatus
Maylandia estherae
Labeotropheus fuelleborni
Nimbochromis venustus
Melanochromis johanni
Aulonocara maylandi kandeensis
Maylandia lombardoi
Labeotropheus trewavasae
Nimbochromis livingstonii
Dimidiochromis compressiceps
Maylandia Zebra Mbenji
Pseudotropheus elongatus-Mpanga
Labeotropheus trewavasae "Mpanga Red"
Aulonocara Stuartgranti "Ngara"
Aulonocara Sp. OB Peacock (Hybrid)
Melanochromis parallelus
Aulonacara nyassae
Placidochromis milomo
Pseudotropheus socolofi
Pseudotropheus elongatus-ornatus
Protomelas taeniolatus
Copadichromis borleyi
Aulonocara hansbaenschi
Labidochromis sp "hongi" ("kimpuma")
Iodotropheus sprengerae
Iodotropheus stuartgranti
Pseudotropheus saulosi
Otopharynx lithobates
Aulonocara baenschi
Labeotropheus trewavasae
Pseudotropheus Acei
Metriaclima callainos (Maylandia callainos)
Lake Tanganyika
Common Name
Scientific Name
Tropheus moorii
Altolamprologus calvus
Julidochromis dickfeldi
Neolamprologus brichardi
Cyphotilapia frontosa
Cyathopharynx furcifer
Neolamprologus hecqui
Neolamprologus leleupi
Julidochromis marlieri
Julidochromis transcriptus
Neolamprologus multifasciatus
Tropheus duboisi "Karilani"
Lamprologus ocellatus
Tropheus moorii "Lufubu"
Tropheus sp. Red "Moliro"
Neolamprologus buescheri
Lake Victoria and Others
Common Name
Scientific Name
Astatotilapia calliptera
Lake Bermin Tilapia (Lake Bermin)
Tilapia snyderae
Nimbochromis livingstonii
Malawi Eye Biter (Lake Malombe)
Dimidiochromis compressiceps
Rock Kribensis (Lake Victoria)
Paralabidochromis sp. Mwanza Gulf
Starry night Cichlid (Madagascar)
Paratilapia bleekeri
Tilapia Bythobates (Lake Bermin)
Tilapia bythobates
Zebra obliquidens

I would like to thank the members of Badmans Tropical fish and the Tropical Fish Gallery. Most of these great pictures were posted either on the message boards or in the photo gallery itself.


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