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

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North America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Herichthys carpintis (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)

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Herichthys carpintis
[Lowland cichlid]



North America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Herichthys cyanoguttatus Baird & Girard, 1854

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Herichthys cyanoguttatus
[Rio Grande cichlid]



North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Herichthys deppii (Heckel, 1840)

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Herichthys deppii
[Nautla cichlid]



North America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Herichthys minckleyi (Kornfield & Taylor, 1983)

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Herichthys minckleyi
[Minkley's cichlid]



North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Herichthys tamasopoensis Artigas Azas, 1993

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Herichthys tamasopoensis
[Tamasopo cichlid]



Central America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Herichthys tepehua De la Maza-Benignos, Ornelas-García, Lozano-Vilano, García-Ramírez & Doadrio, 2014

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Herichthys tepehua
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Herichthys teporatus
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Herichthys carpintis Lowland cichlid North America 17 SL 1899
Herichthys cyanoguttatus Rio Grande cichlid North America 30 TL 1854
Herichthys deppii Nautla cichlid North America 12 TL 1840
Herichthys minckleyi Minkley's cichlid North America 17.5 SL 1983
Herichthys tamasopoensis Tamasopo cichlid North America 18 TL 1993
Herichthys tepehua Central America 13.8 SL 2014
Herichthys teporatus Central America 1903



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