Monday,26 July 2021, 5 : 36 PM

Cichlid Sub Family: Ptychochrominae

Katria katria
Image Credit: Juan Migel Artigas


Ptychochrominae is a subfamily in the cichlid family of fishes.
These are restricted to lakes and rivers in Madagascar, and the majority are threatened.
Most cichlid genera native to Madagascar are included in this subfamily; the only exceptions are Paretroplus (subfamily Etroplinae) and Paratilapia.


The subfamily includes following Genera: