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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aequidens chimantanus South America 10.2 SL 1956
Aequidens diadema South America 11.8 SL 1840
Aequidens epae South America 11.3 SL 1995
Aequidens gerciliae South America 12.8 SL 1995
Aequidens mauesanus South America 13.4 SL 1997
Aequidens metae Yellow acara South America 12.5 SL 1922
Aequidens michaeli South America 20 TL 1995
Aequidens pallidus Doublespot acara South America 14.3 SL 1840
Aequidens paloemeuensis South America 9.5 SL 1989
Aequidens patricki South America 11.6 SL 1984
Aequidens plagiozonatus South America 10.3 SL 1984
Aequidens potaroensis South America 10 SL 1912
Aequidens rondoni South America 9.7 SL 1918
Aequidens tetramerus Saddle cichlid South America 16.2 SL 1840
Aequidens tubicen South America 11.6 SL 1991
Aequidens viridis South America 16.5 SL 1840



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