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

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South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Acaronia nassa (Heckel, 1840)

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Acaronia nassa
[Bigeye cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Acaronia vultuosa Kullander, 1989

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Acaronia vultuosa
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acaronia nassa Bigeye cichlid South America 15.4 SL 1840
Acaronia vultuosa South America 12.2 SL 1989



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