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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlinae
Genus: Cichla

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South America
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Cichla intermedia Machado-Allison, 1971

Photo by Photo by Linares, A.
 
Cichla intermedia
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South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Cichla jariina Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla jariina
[]



South America
Max. Length 58.5 cm SL
Cichla kelberi Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Dienn, T.
 
Cichla kelberi
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South America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Cichla melaniae Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Vidal, W.
 
Cichla melaniae
[]



South America
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Cichla mirianae Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla mirianae
[]



South America
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Cichla monoculus Agassiz, 1831

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla monoculus
[]



South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL
Cichla nigromaculata Jardine & Schomburgk, 1843

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla nigromaculata
[]



South America
Max. Length 74 cm TL
Cichla ocellaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla ocellaris
[Peacock cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 61.7 cm SL
Cichla orinocensis Humboldt, 1821

Photo by Photo by Lucanus, O.
 
Cichla orinocensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Cichla pinima Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cichla pinima
[]



South America.
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Cichla piquiti Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cichla piquiti
[]



South America
Max. Length 44.2 cm SL
Cichla pleiozona Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cichla pleiozona
[]



South America
Max. Length 99 cm TL
Cichla temensis Humboldt, 1821

Photo by Photo by Fürderer, H.
 
Cichla temensis
[Speckled pavon]



South America
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Cichla thyrorus Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla thyrorus
[]



South America
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Cichla vazzoleri Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Cichla vazzoleri
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15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cichla intermedia South America 55 TL 1971
Cichla jariina South America 34 SL 2006
Cichla kelberi South America 58.5 SL 2006
Cichla melaniae South America 36 TL 2006
Cichla mirianae South America 52 SL 2006
Cichla monoculus South America 70 SL 1831
Cichla nigromaculata South America 26.3 SL 1843
Cichla ocellaris Peacock cichlid South America 74 TL 1801
Cichla orinocensis South America 61.7 SL 1821
Cichla pinima South America 52 SL 2006
Cichla piquiti South America. 48 TL 2006
Cichla pleiozona South America 44.2 SL 2006
Cichla temensis Speckled pavon South America 99 TL 1821
Cichla thyrorus South America 43 SL 2006
Cichla vazzoleri South America 41 SL 2006



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