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Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlinae


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Central America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Astatheros macracanthus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by DATZ
 
Astatheros macracanthus
[Blackthroat cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL
Chiapaheros grammodes (Taylor & Miller, 1980)

Photo by DATZ
 
Chiapaheros grammodes
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Chocoheros microlepis
[]

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Chortiheros wesseli (Miller, 1996)

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.
 
Chortiheros wesseli
[]

Photo by Linares, A.

South America
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Cichla intermedia Machado-Allison, 1971

Photo by Linares, A.
 
Cichla intermedia
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Cichla jariina Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla jariina
[]

Photo by Dienn, T.

South America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Cichla kelberi Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Dienn, T.
 
Cichla kelberi
[]

Photo by Vidal, W.

South America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Cichla melaniae Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Vidal, W.
 
Cichla melaniae
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Cichla mirianae Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla mirianae
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Cichla monoculus Agassiz, 1831

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla monoculus
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL
Cichla nigromaculata Jardine & Schomburgk, 1843

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla nigromaculata
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 74 cm TL
Cichla ocellaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla ocellaris
[Peacock cichlid]

Photo by Lucanus, O.

South America
Max. Length 61.7 cm SL
Cichla orinocensis Humboldt, 1821

Photo by Lucanus, O.
 
Cichla orinocensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Cichla pinima Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cichla pinima
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America.
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Cichla piquiti Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cichla piquiti
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

South America
Max. Length 44.2 cm SL
Cichla pleiozona Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cichla pleiozona
[]

Photo by Fürderer, H.

South America
Max. Length 99 cm TL
Cichla temensis Humboldt, 1821

Photo by Fürderer, H.
 
Cichla temensis
[Speckled pavon]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Cichla thyrorus Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla thyrorus
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Cichla vazzoleri Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla vazzoleri
[]

Photo by Moeremans, L.

Central America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Cincelichthys bocourti (Vaillant & Pellegrin, 1902)

Photo by Moeremans, L.
 
Cincelichthys bocourti
[Chisel-tooth cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Cincelichthys pearsei (Hubbs, 1936)

Photo by DATZ
 
Cincelichthys pearsei
[Pantano cichlid]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Congolapia bilineata
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Congolapia crassa
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Congolapia louna
[]

Photo by Nielson, R.

South America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Crenicichla acutirostris Günther, 1862

Photo by Nielson, R.
 
Crenicichla acutirostris
[]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Crenicichla adspersa Heckel, 1840

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Crenicichla adspersa
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Crenicichla albopunctata Pellegrin, 1904

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla albopunctata
[]

Photo by Baesler, S.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Crenicichla alta Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Crenicichla alta
[Millet]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla anamiri
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL
Crenicichla anthurus Cope, 1872

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla anthurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla brasiliensis
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Crenicichla britskii Kullander, 1982

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Crenicichla britskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla cametana
[]

Photo by Casacuberta, M.

South America
Max. Length 26.8 cm TL
Crenicichla celidochilus Casciotta, 1987

Photo by Casacuberta, M.
 
Crenicichla celidochilus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla chicha
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Crenicichla cincta Regan, 1905

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Crenicichla cincta
[]

Photo by AquaNet

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Crenicichla compressiceps Ploeg, 1986

Photo by AquaNet
 
Crenicichla compressiceps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Crenicichla coppenamensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla cyanonotus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla cyclostoma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Crenicichla empheres
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla frenata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla gaucho
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Crenicichla geayi
[Halfbanded pike cichlid]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Crenicichla gillmorlisi
[]

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Crenicichla hadrostigma Lucena, 2007

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Crenicichla hadrostigma
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Crenicichla haroldoi Luengo & Britski, 1974

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Crenicichla haroldoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Crenicichla heckeli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla hemera
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla hu
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla hummelincki
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 31.2 cm TL

 
Crenicichla igara
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla iguapina
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL

 
Crenicichla iguassuensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla inpa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Crenicichla isbrueckeri
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Crenicichla jaguarensis Haseman, 1911

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Crenicichla jaguarensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Crenicichla jegui
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 28.3 cm SL
Crenicichla johanna Heckel, 1840

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Crenicichla johanna
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Crenicichla jupiaensis Britski & Luengo, 1968

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Crenicichla jupiaensis
[]

Photo by Pezzi da Silva, J.F.

South America
Max. Length 30.3 cm TL
Crenicichla jurubi Lucena & Kullander, 1992

Photo by Pezzi da Silva, J.F.
 
Crenicichla jurubi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Crenicichla labrina (Spix & Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla labrina
[]

Photo by Almeida, G.

South America
Max. Length 35.2 cm TL
Crenicichla lacustris (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Almeida, G.
 
Crenicichla lacustris
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Crenicichla lenticulata Heckel, 1840

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Crenicichla lenticulata
[]

Photo by Cavallaro, M.R./Froehlich, O.

South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Crenicichla lepidota Heckel, 1840

Photo by Cavallaro, M.R./Froehlich, O.
 
Crenicichla lepidota
[Pike cichlid]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla lucenai
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL
Crenicichla lucius Cope, 1870

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla lucius
[]

Photo by Fürderer, H.

South America
Max. Length 32.9 cm TL
Crenicichla lugubris Heckel, 1840

Photo by Fürderer, H.
 
Crenicichla lugubris
[]

Photo by Vidal, W.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Crenicichla macrophthalma Heckel, 1840

Photo by Vidal, W.
 
Crenicichla macrophthalma
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL
Crenicichla maculata Kullander & Lucena, 2006

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Crenicichla maculata
[]

Photo by Kullander, S.O.

South America
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Crenicichla mandelburgeri Kullander, 2009

Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Crenicichla mandelburgeri
[]

Photo by Modder, T.

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Crenicichla marmorata Pellegrin, 1904

Photo by Modder, T.
 
Crenicichla marmorata
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm TL
Crenicichla menezesi Ploeg, 1991

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Crenicichla menezesi
[]

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.

South America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Crenicichla minuano Lucena & Kullander, 1992

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Crenicichla minuano
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28.3 cm TL

 
Crenicichla missioneira
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla monicae
[]

Photo by Vieira, F.

South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Crenicichla mucuryna Ihering, 1914

Photo by Vieira, F.
 
Crenicichla mucuryna
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Crenicichla multispinosa Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla multispinosa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Crenicichla nickeriensis
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Crenicichla niederleinii (Holmberg, 1891)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Crenicichla niederleinii
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Crenicichla notophthalmus Regan, 1913

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Crenicichla notophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla pellegrini
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Crenicichla percna Kullander, 1991

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla percna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Crenicichla phaiospilus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla prenda
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Crenicichla proteus Cope, 1872

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla proteus
[]

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 23.1 cm SL
Crenicichla punctata Hensel, 1870

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Crenicichla punctata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla pydanielae
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Crenicichla regani Ploeg, 1989

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Crenicichla regani
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Crenicichla reticulata (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Crenicichla reticulata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 24.4 cm SL

 
Crenicichla rosemariae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Crenicichla santosi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Crenicichla saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla saxatilis
[Ringtail pike cichlid]

Photo by Loureiro, M.

South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Crenicichla scottii (Eigenmann, 1907)

Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Crenicichla scottii
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Crenicichla sedentaria Kullander, 1986

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Crenicichla sedentaria
[]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 17.1 cm SL
Crenicichla semicincta Steindachner, 1892

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Crenicichla semicincta
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla semifasciata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla sipaliwini
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Crenicichla stocki
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Crenicichla strigata Günther, 1862

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Crenicichla strigata
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Crenicichla sveni Ploeg, 1991

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Crenicichla sveni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla taikyra
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tapii
[]

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.

South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Crenicichla tendybaguassu Lucena & Kullander, 1992

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Crenicichla tendybaguassu
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Crenicichla ternetzi Norman, 1926

Photo by MNHN
 
Crenicichla ternetzi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tesay
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tigrina
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tingui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tuca
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Crenicichla urosema
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Crenicichla vaillanti Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by MNHN
 
Crenicichla vaillanti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla virgatula
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Crenicichla vittata Heckel, 1840

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Crenicichla vittata
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Crenicichla wallacii Regan, 1905

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Crenicichla wallacii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla yaha
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla ypo
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26.4 cm SL

 
Crenicichla zebrina
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cribroheros alfari (Meek, 1907)

Photo by DATZ
 
Cribroheros alfari
[Pastel cichlid]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cribroheros altifrons (Kner, 1863)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cribroheros altifrons
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cribroheros bussingi (Loiselle, 1997)

Photo by DATZ
 
Cribroheros bussingi
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Cribroheros diquis (Bussing, 1974)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Cribroheros diquis
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Cribroheros longimanus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by DATZ
 
Cribroheros longimanus
[Red breast cichlid]

Photo by Lorion, C.

Central America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Cribroheros rhytisma (López S., 1983)

Photo by Lorion, C.
 
Cribroheros rhytisma
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Cribroheros robertsoni (Regan, 1905)

Photo by DATZ
 
Cribroheros robertsoni
[False firemouth cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Cribroheros rostratus (Gill, 1877)

Photo by DATZ
 
Cribroheros rostratus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Darienheros calobrensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Darienheros calobrensis
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Herotilapia multispinosa (Günther, 1867)

Photo by DATZ
 
Herotilapia multispinosa
[Rainbow cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Isthmoheros tuyrensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by DATZ
 
Isthmoheros tuyrensis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Kihnichthys ufermanni
[Usumacinta cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 47.5 cm SL
Kronoheros umbriferus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by DATZ
 
Kronoheros umbriferus
[Turquoise cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Maskaheros argenteus (Allgayer, 1991)

Photo by DATZ
 
Maskaheros argenteus
[White cichlid]

Photo by Albering, J.

Central America
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Maskaheros regani (Miller, 1974)

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Maskaheros regani
[Almoloya cichlid]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Mayaheros aguadae
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 18.6 cm SL

 
Mayaheros alborus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Mayaheros amarus
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Mayaheros beani (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by DATZ
 
Mayaheros beani
[Green guapote]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Mayaheros cienagae
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Mayaheros conchitae
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Mayaheros ericymba
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Mayaheros mayorum
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Mayaheros stenozonus
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Mayaheros trispilus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Mayaheros troschelii
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 39.4 cm TL
Mayaheros urophthalmus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by DATZ
 
Mayaheros urophthalmus
[Mexican mojarra]

Photo by Cattani, E.

Central America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Mayaheros zebra (Hubbs, 1936)

Photo by Cattani, E.
 
Mayaheros zebra
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Mazarunia charadrica
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Mazarunia mazarunii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Mazarunia pala
[]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Mesoheros atromaculatus (Regan, 1912)

Photo by DATZ
 
Mesoheros atromaculatus
[]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Mesoheros festae (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by DATZ
 
Mesoheros festae
[Guayas cichlid]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Mesoheros gephyrus
[]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Mesoheros ornatus (Regan, 1905)

Photo by DATZ
 
Mesoheros ornatus
[]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Mikrogeophagus altispinosus (Haseman, 1911)

Photo by DATZ
 
Mikrogeophagus altispinosus
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi (Myers & Harry, 1948)

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
[Ram cichlid]

Photo by Lucanus, O.

South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Nannacara adoketa Kullander & Prada-Pedreros, 1993

Photo by Lucanus, O.
 
Nannacara adoketa
[]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Nannacara anomala Regan, 1905

Photo by DATZ
 
Nannacara anomala
[Goldeneye cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Nannacara aureocephalus Allgayer, 1983

Photo by DATZ
 
Nannacara aureocephalus
[]

Photo by Vermeulen, F.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Nannacara bimaculata Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Nannacara bimaculata
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Nannacara quadrispinae
[]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Nannacara taenia Regan, 1912

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Nannacara taenia
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Oscura heterospila (Hubbs, 1936)

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Oscura heterospila
[Montecristo cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Rheoheros coeruleus (Stawikowski & Werner, 1987)

Photo by DATZ
 
Rheoheros coeruleus
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Rheoheros lentiginosus (Steindachner, 1864)

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Rheoheros lentiginosus
[Freckled cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Rondonacara hoehnei (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)

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Rondonacara hoehnei
[]

Photo by DATZ

Central America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Talamancaheros sieboldii (Kner, 1863)

Photo by DATZ
 
Talamancaheros sieboldii
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Talamancaheros underwoodi
[]

Photo by Zuanon, J.L.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Teleocichla centisquama Zuanon & Sazima, 2002

Photo by Zuanon, J.L.
 
Teleocichla centisquama
[Slender pike cichlid]

Photo by Noren, M.

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Teleocichla centrarchus Kullander, 1988

Photo by Noren, M.
 
Teleocichla centrarchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Teleocichla cinderella
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Teleocichla gephyrogramma
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Teleocichla monogramma Kullander, 1988

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Teleocichla monogramma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Teleocichla prionogenys
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Teleocichla proselytus Kullander, 1988

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Teleocichla proselytus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Teleocichla wajapi
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Trichromis salvini (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Trichromis salvini
[Yellow belly cichlid]

Photo by Albering, J.

Central America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Wajpamheros nourissati (Allgayer, 1989)

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Wajpamheros nourissati
[Bluemouth cichlid]
176 Species of Family Cichlidae
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1864 Astatheros macracanthus Blackthroat cichlid Central America 25 SL
1980 Chiapaheros grammodes Central America 20.3 SL
1960 Chocoheros microlepis South America 18.7 SL
1996 Chortiheros wesseli Central America 8 SL
1971 Cichla intermedia South America 55 TL
2006 Cichla jariina South America 34 SL
2006 Cichla kelberi South America 51 TL
2006 Cichla melaniae South America 36 TL
2006 Cichla mirianae South America 52 SL
1831 Cichla monoculus South America 70 SL
1843 Cichla nigromaculata South America 26.3 SL
1801 Cichla ocellaris Peacock cichlid South America 74 TL
1821 Cichla orinocensis South America 61.7 SL
2006 Cichla pinima South America 52 SL
2006 Cichla piquiti South America. 48 TL
2006 Cichla pleiozona South America 44.2 SL
1821 Cichla temensis Speckled pavon South America 99 TL
2006 Cichla thyrorus South America 43 SL
2006 Cichla vazzoleri South America 41 SL
1902 Cincelichthys bocourti Chisel-tooth cichlid Central America 20 SL
1936 Cincelichthys pearsei Pantano cichlid Central America 20 SL
1900 Congolapia bilineata Africa 17.5 SL
1903 Congolapia crassa Africa 14.7 SL
2012 Congolapia louna Africa 15.0 SL
1862 Crenicichla acutirostris South America 23 TL
1840 Crenicichla adspersa South America 29 SL
1904 Crenicichla albopunctata South America 14 SL
1912 Crenicichla alta Millet South America 16 SL
2015 Crenicichla anamiri South America 4.8 SL
1872 Crenicichla anthurus South America 22.4 SL
1792 Crenicichla brasiliensis South America 7.8 SL
1982 Crenicichla britskii South America 14.5 SL
1911 Crenicichla cametana South America 18.3 SL
1987 Crenicichla celidochilus South America 26.8 TL
2012 Crenicichla chicha South America 13.8 SL
1905 Crenicichla cincta South America 19.5 SL
1986 Crenicichla compressiceps South America 5.7 SL
1987 Crenicichla coppenamensis South America 17.9 SL
1870 Crenicichla cyanonotus South America 14.8 SL
1986 Crenicichla cyclostoma South America 9.6 SL
2007 Crenicichla empheres South America 14.1 SL
1858 Crenicichla frenata South America 11.6 SL
1992 Crenicichla gaucho South America 12.7 SL
1903 Crenicichla geayi Halfbanded pike cichlid South America 13 SL
2013 Crenicichla gillmorlisi South America 17.4 SL
2007 Crenicichla hadrostigma South America 11.4 SL
1974 Crenicichla haroldoi South America 9.8 SL
1989 Crenicichla heckeli South America 5.2 SL
1990 Crenicichla hemera South America 9.7 SL
2010 Crenicichla hu South America 15.3 SL
1991 Crenicichla hummelincki South America 10.8 SL
1992 Crenicichla igara South America 31.2 TL
2006 Crenicichla iguapina South America 17.6 SL
1911 Crenicichla iguassuensis South America 33 SL
1991 Crenicichla inpa South America 16.8 SL
1991 Crenicichla isbrueckeri South America 9.5 SL
1911 Crenicichla jaguarensis South America 14.8 SL
1986 Crenicichla jegui South America 20 SL
1840 Crenicichla johanna South America 28.3 SL
1968 Crenicichla jupiaensis South America 9.3 SL
1992 Crenicichla jurubi South America 30.3 TL
1831 Crenicichla labrina South America 16 SL
1855 Crenicichla lacustris South America 35.2 TL
1840 Crenicichla lenticulata South America 30 SL
1840 Crenicichla lepidota Pike cichlid South America 18 SL
2014 Crenicichla lucenai South America 14.6 SL
1870 Crenicichla lucius South America 16.8 SL
1840 Crenicichla lugubris South America 32.9 TL
1840 Crenicichla macrophthalma South America 20 SL
2006 Crenicichla maculata South America 24.7 SL
2009 Crenicichla mandelburgeri South America 20.8 SL
1904 Crenicichla marmorata South America 28 SL
1991 Crenicichla menezesi South America 18.9 TL
1992 Crenicichla minuano South America 26 TL
1992 Crenicichla missioneira South America 28.3 TL
2015 Crenicichla monicae South America 27.3 SL
1914 Crenicichla mucuryna South America 11.3 SL
1903 Crenicichla multispinosa South America 22.5 SL
1987 Crenicichla nickeriensis South America 19.1 SL
1891 Crenicichla niederleinii South America 23.5 SL
1913 Crenicichla notophthalmus South America 7.6 SL
1991 Crenicichla pellegrini South America 15.7 SL
1991 Crenicichla percna South America 22 SL
1991 Crenicichla phaiospilus South America 24 SL
1992 Crenicichla prenda South America 8.7 SL
1872 Crenicichla proteus South America 15.5 SL
1870 Crenicichla punctata South America 23.1 SL
1991 Crenicichla pydanielae South America 17.8 SL
1989 Crenicichla regani South America 7.9 SL
1840 Crenicichla reticulata South America 21.6 SL
1997 Crenicichla rosemariae South America 24.4 SL
1991 Crenicichla santosi South America 12 SL
1758 Crenicichla saxatilis Ringtail pike cichlid South America 20 SL
1907 Crenicichla scottii South America 16.9 SL
1986 Crenicichla sedentaria South America 22.1 SL
1892 Crenicichla semicincta South America 17.1 SL
1840 Crenicichla semifasciata South America 17.7 SL
1987 Crenicichla sipaliwini South America 17.3 SL
1991 Crenicichla stocki South America 25 TL
1862 Crenicichla strigata South America 30 SL
1991 Crenicichla sveni South America 25 TL
2013 Crenicichla taikyra South America 11.6 SL
2015 Crenicichla tapii South America 12.0 SL
1992 Crenicichla tendybaguassu South America 15.2 SL
1926 Crenicichla ternetzi South America 24.5 SL
2009 Crenicichla tesay South America 11.5 SL
1991 Crenicichla tigrina South America 28 SL
2006 Crenicichla tingui South America 19.5 SL
2015 Crenicichla tuca South America 15.0 SL
1990 Crenicichla urosema South America 6.9 SL
1903 Crenicichla vaillanti South America 12.6 SL
1991 Crenicichla virgatula South America 6.6 SL
1840 Crenicichla vittata South America 26 SL
1905 Crenicichla wallacii South America 8.5 SL
2006 Crenicichla yaha South America 14.6 SL
2010 Crenicichla ypo South America 13.7 SL
2008 Crenicichla zebrina South America 26.4 SL
1907 Cribroheros alfari Pastel cichlid Central America 15 SL
1863 Cribroheros altifrons Central America 13 SL
1997 Cribroheros bussingi Central America 15 SL
1974 Cribroheros diquis Central America 13.5 SL
1867 Cribroheros longimanus Red breast cichlid Central America 13.5 SL
1983 Cribroheros rhytisma Central America 13.5 SL
1905 Cribroheros robertsoni False firemouth cichlid Central America 19 SL
1877 Cribroheros rostratus Central America 18.5 SL
1913 Darienheros calobrensis Central America 25 TL
1867 Herotilapia multispinosa Rainbow cichlid Central America 17 TL
1913 Isthmoheros tuyrensis Central America 23.5 SL
2002 Kihnichthys ufermanni Usumacinta cichlid Central America 25 SL
1913 Kronoheros umbriferus Turquoise cichlid South America 47.5 SL
1991 Maskaheros argenteus White cichlid Central America 27 TL
1974 Maskaheros regani Almoloya cichlid Central America 23 SL
1936 Mayaheros aguadae Central America 9.5 SL
1936 Mayaheros alborus Central America 18.6 SL
1936 Mayaheros amarus Central America 15.8 SL
1889 Mayaheros beani Green guapote Central America 30 TL
1936 Mayaheros cienagae Central America 11.3 SL
1936 Mayaheros conchitae Central America 6.4 SL
1938 Mayaheros ericymba North America 12.2 SL
1936 Mayaheros mayorum Central America 9.6 SL
1936 Mayaheros stenozonus Central America 11 TL
1935 Mayaheros trispilus Central America
1867 Mayaheros troschelii Central America 16 SL
1862 Mayaheros urophthalmus Mexican mojarra Central America 39.4 TL
1936 Mayaheros zebra Central America 10.4 SL
2012 Mazarunia charadrica South America 8.4 SL
1990 Mazarunia mazarunii South America 5.3 SL
2012 Mazarunia pala South America 7.4 SL
1912 Mesoheros atromaculatus South America 25 TL
1899 Mesoheros festae Guayas cichlid South America 25 TL
1922 Mesoheros gephyrus South America 12 SL
1905 Mesoheros ornatus South America 26 SL
1911 Mikrogeophagus altispinosus South America 5.6 SL
1948 Mikrogeophagus ramirezi Ram cichlid South America 3.4 SL
1993 Nannacara adoketa South America 4.9 SL
1905 Nannacara anomala Goldeneye cichlid South America 5.6 SL
1983 Nannacara aureocephalus South America 6.7 SL
1912 Nannacara bimaculata South America 4.5 SL
2004 Nannacara quadrispinae South America
1912 Nannacara taenia South America 5 SL
1936 Oscura heterospila Montecristo cichlid Central America 24 SL
1987 Rheoheros coeruleus Central America 12 SL
1864 Rheoheros lentiginosus Freckled cichlid Central America 25 TL
1918 Rondonacara hoehnei South America 7.2 SL
1863 Talamancaheros sieboldii Central America 25 SL
1906 Talamancaheros underwoodi Central America
2002 Teleocichla centisquama Slender pike cichlid South America 4 SL
1988 Teleocichla centrarchus South America 6 SL
1988 Teleocichla cinderella South America 5.4 SL
1988 Teleocichla gephyrogramma South America 4.6 SL
1988 Teleocichla monogramma South America 6.3 SL
1988 Teleocichla prionogenys South America 5.7 SL
1988 Teleocichla proselytus South America 5.7 SL
2013 Teleocichla wajapi South America 8.8 SL
1862 Trichromis salvini Yellow belly cichlid Central America 22 SL
1989 Wajpamheros nourissati Bluemouth cichlid Central America 22 TL



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