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

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Thorichthys affinis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Thorichthys affinis
[Yellow meeki]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Thorichthys aureus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Thorichthys aureus
[Blue flash]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Thorichthys callolepis (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Thorichthys callolepis
[San Domingo cichlid]

Photo by AquaNet

Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Thorichthys ellioti Meek, 1904

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Thorichthys ellioti
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Thorichthys helleri (Steindachner, 1864)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Thorichthys helleri
[Yellow cichlid]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Thorichthys meeki Brind, 1918

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Thorichthys meeki
[Firemouth cichlid]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Thorichthys pasionis (Rivas, 1962)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Thorichthys pasionis
[Blackgullet cichlid]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Thorichthys socolofi (Miller & Taylor, 1984)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Thorichthys socolofi
[Chiapas cichlid]
8 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Thorichthys
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1862 Thorichthys affinis Yellow meeki Central America 14 SL
1862 Thorichthys aureus Blue flash Central America 15 SL
1904 Thorichthys callolepis San Domingo cichlid Central America 14 SL
1904 Thorichthys ellioti Central America 15 SL
1864 Thorichthys helleri Yellow cichlid Central America 14.5 SL
1918 Thorichthys meeki Firemouth cichlid Central America 17 TL
1962 Thorichthys pasionis Blackgullet cichlid Central America 17 SL
1984 Thorichthys socolofi Chiapas cichlid Central America 7.9 SL



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