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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Astronotinae
Genus: Chaetobranchus

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South America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Chaetobranchus flavescens Heckel, 1840

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Chaetobranchus flavescens
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South America
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Chaetobranchus semifasciatus Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Photo by Santos et al, 2006
 
Chaetobranchus semifasciatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chaetobranchus flavescens South America 26 TL 1840
Chaetobranchus semifasciatus South America 23 SL 1875



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