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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlinae
Genus: Cichla

(See list of species below)



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15 species (see list below)

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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 27.6 cm SL
Cichla kelberi Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Dienn, T.
 
Cichla kelberi
[]

Photo by Vidal, W.

South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
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 43 cm SL
Cichla piquiti Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cichla piquiti
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

South America
Max. Length 34 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
[]
15 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Cichla
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1971 Cichla intermedia South America 55 TL
2006 Cichla jariina South America 34 SL
2006 Cichla kelberi South America 27.6 SL
2006 Cichla melaniae South America 29 SL
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. 43 SL
2006 Cichla pleiozona South America 34 SL
1821 Cichla temensis Speckled pavon South America 99 TL
2006 Cichla thyrorus South America 43 SL
2006 Cichla vazzoleri South America 41 SL



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