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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Cryptoheros

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Cryptoheros altoflavus Allgayer, 2001

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Cryptoheros altoflavus
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North America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cryptoheros chetumalensis
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Photo by JJPhoto

North America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Cryptoheros cutteri (Fowler, 1932)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cryptoheros cutteri
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Photo by Parra, M.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Cryptoheros myrnae (Loiselle, 1997)

Photo by Parra, M.
 
Cryptoheros myrnae
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Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Cryptoheros nanoluteus (Allgayer, 1994)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cryptoheros nanoluteus
[]

Photo by Albering, J.

Central America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cryptoheros panamensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Cryptoheros panamensis
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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Cryptoheros sajica (Bussing, 1974)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cryptoheros sajica
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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cryptoheros septemfasciatus (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cryptoheros septemfasciatus
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Photo by Plistil, J.

Central America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cryptoheros spilurus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Plistil, J.
 
Cryptoheros spilurus
[Blue-eye cichlid]
9 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Cryptoheros
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2001 Cryptoheros altoflavus Central America 9 SL
2007 Cryptoheros chetumalensis North America 9.7 SL
1932 Cryptoheros cutteri North America 11.2 SL
1997 Cryptoheros myrnae Central America 8 SL
1994 Cryptoheros nanoluteus Central America 6.4 SL
1913 Cryptoheros panamensis Central America 13 TL
1974 Cryptoheros sajica Central America 9 SL
1908 Cryptoheros septemfasciatus Central America 10 SL
1862 Cryptoheros spilurus Blue-eye cichlid Central America 12 TL



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