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

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Salvagiani, P.

South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Symphysodon aequifasciatus Pellegrin, 1904

Photo by Salvagiani, P.
 
Symphysodon aequifasciatus
[Blue discus]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Symphysodon discus Heckel, 1840

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Symphysodon discus
[Red discus]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL
Symphysodon tarzoo Lyons, 1959

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Symphysodon tarzoo
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3 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Symphysodon
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Symphysodon aequifasciatus Blue discus South America 13.7 SL
1840 Symphysodon discus Red discus South America 12.3 SL
1959 Symphysodon tarzoo South America 13.2 SL



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