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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

North America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Herichthys carpintis (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)

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Herichthys carpintis
[Lowland cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

North America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Herichthys cyanoguttatus Baird & Girard, 1854

Photo by DATZ
 
Herichthys cyanoguttatus
[Rio Grande cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Herichthys deppii (Heckel, 1840)

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Herichthys deppii
[Nautla cichlid]

Photo by DATZ

North America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Herichthys minckleyi (Kornfield & Taylor, 1983)

Photo by DATZ
 
Herichthys minckleyi
[Minkley's cichlid]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Herichthys tamasopoensis Artigas Azas, 1993

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Herichthys tamasopoensis
[Tamasopo cichlid]

Photo by De la Maza-Benignos, M.

Central America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Herichthys tepehua De la Maza-Benignos, Ornelas-García, Lozano-Vilano, García-Ramírez & Doadrio, 2014

Photo by De la Maza-Benignos, M.
 
Herichthys tepehua
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6 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Herichthys
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1899 Herichthys carpintis Lowland cichlid North America 17 SL
1854 Herichthys cyanoguttatus Rio Grande cichlid North America 30 TL
1840 Herichthys deppii Nautla cichlid North America 12 TL
1983 Herichthys minckleyi Minkley's cichlid North America 17.5 SL
1993 Herichthys tamasopoensis Tamasopo cichlid North America 18 TL
2014 Herichthys tepehua Central America 13.8 SL



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