Illustration of Chromis macrocephalus as it appears in figure 113 on page 177 of Boulenger, George Albert. 1915. Catalogue of the fishes of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History) Volume III. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), London. i-xii + pp. 1-526.Photo by anonymous . Sent by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.


Chromis macrocephalus Bleeker, 1862

Considered a synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852

  • Trewavas, Ethelwynn & G. G. Teugels. 1991. "Danakilia, Oreochromis, Sarotherodon". Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). pp. 75. 307-346; 425-437 (crc00998)

Original description as Chromis macrocephalus:


  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1862. "Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Acanthopterygii, Pharyngognathi and Anacanthini in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum London. Vol 4; i-xxi + 1-534 (crc00035)
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