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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Australoheros acaroides South America 12.0 SL 1870
Australoheros angiru South America 7.7 SL 2011
Australoheros autochthon South America 1862
Australoheros autrani South America 7.3 SL 2008
Australoheros barbosae South America 9.6 SL 2008
Australoheros capixaba South America 5.7 SL 2010
Australoheros charrua South America 7.8 SL 2008
Australoheros facetus Chameleon cichlid South America 19.3 SL 1842
Australoheros forquilha South America 11.0 SL 2008
Australoheros guarani South America 12.9 SL 2008
Australoheros ipatinguensis South America 5.4 SL 2008
Australoheros kaaygua South America 9.4 SL 2006
Australoheros macacuensis South America 8.3 SL 2008
Australoheros macaensis South America 7.4 SL 2008
Australoheros mattosi South America 8.0 SL 2012
Australoheros minuano South America 8.4 SL 2008
Australoheros montanus South America 10.3 SL 2012
Australoheros muriae South America 12.1 SL 2008
Australoheros paraibae South America 6.1 SL 2008
Australoheros perdi South America 16.7 TL 2011
Australoheros ribeirae South America 7.6 SL 2008
Australoheros robustus South America 7.5 SL 2008
Australoheros sanguineus South America 10.5 SL 2013
Australoheros saquarema South America 8.0 SL 2008
Australoheros scitulus South America 11 SL 2003
Australoheros taura South America 12.5 SL 2009
Australoheros tavaresi South America 7.9 SL 2012
Australoheros tembe South America 13.4 SL 1995
Australoheros ykeregua South America 13.7 SL 2011



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