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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Cichlasoma

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South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Cichlasoma amazonarum Kullander, 1983

Photo by Photo by Lo Polo, J.C.
 
Cichlasoma amazonarum
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South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Cichlasoma araguaiense Kullander, 1983

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Cichlasoma araguaiense
[]



South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Cichlasoma bimaculatum
[Black acara]



South America
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Cichlasoma boliviense Kullander, 1983

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Cichlasoma boliviense
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Cichlasoma dimerus (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Cichlasoma dimerus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Cichlasoma geddesi
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Central America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cichlasoma istlanum (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)

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Cichlasoma istlanum
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South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Cichlasoma orientale Kullander, 1983

Photo by Photo by Bentinho, A.
 
Cichlasoma orientale
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cichlasoma orinocense Kullander, 1983

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Cichlasoma orinocense
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Cichlasoma paranaense Kullander, 1983

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Cichlasoma paranaense
[]



South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm TL
Cichlasoma portalegrense (Hensel, 1870)

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Cichlasoma portalegrense
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Cichlasoma pusillum
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South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Cichlasoma sanctifranciscense Kullander, 1983

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Cichlasoma sanctifranciscense
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South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Cichlasoma taenia (Bennett, 1831)

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Cichlasoma taenia
[Brown coscarob]



Central America
Max. Length 36.5 cm SL
Cichlasoma trimaculatum (Günther, 1867)

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Cichlasoma trimaculatum
[Three spot cichlid]
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Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Cichlasoma zarskei
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16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cichlasoma amazonarum South America 11.4 SL 1983
Cichlasoma araguaiense South America 9.2 SL 1983
Cichlasoma bimaculatum Black acara South America 30 TL 1758
Cichlasoma boliviense South America 10.7 SL 1983
Cichlasoma dimerus South America 11.7 SL 1840
Cichlasoma geddesi Central America 6.5 TL 1905
Cichlasoma istlanum Central America 30 TL 1899
Cichlasoma orientale South America 13.6 SL 1983
Cichlasoma orinocense South America 10.9 SL 1983
Cichlasoma paranaense South America 9.5 SL 1983
Cichlasoma portalegrense South America 12.9 TL 1870
Cichlasoma pusillum South America 6.6 SL 1983
Cichlasoma sanctifranciscense South America 8.8 SL 1983
Cichlasoma taenia Brown coscarob South America 12.8 SL 1831
Cichlasoma trimaculatum Three spot cichlid Central America 36.5 SL 1867
Cichlasoma zarskei South America 10.0 SL 2011



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