Pseudotropheus brevis, drawings from Ribbink et al. (1983)

Pseudotropheus brevis or a closely similar species (118 mm SL) from Chinyankwazi Island; (at right): left premaxilla (lateral view) and anterior outer row tooth of P. cf. brevis (drawings by Elizabeth M. Tarr). From Fig. 11 of Ribbink et al., 1983; reproduced by permission of the Zoological Society of Southern Africa. This species was previously considered to belong to the genus Melanochromis.



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