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

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Ros, W.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Heros efasciatus Heckel, 1840

Photo by Ros, W.
 
Heros efasciatus
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Heros notatus (Jardine, 1843)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Heros notatus
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Photo by Barberis, C.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Heros severus Heckel, 1840

Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Heros severus
[Banded cichlid]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Heros spurius Heckel, 1840

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Heros spurius
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4 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Heros
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Heros efasciatus South America 14 SL
1843 Heros notatus South America 15 SL
1840 Heros severus Banded cichlid South America 20 SL
1840 Heros spurius South America 12 SL



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