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

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South America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Crenicichla acutirostris Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by Nielson, R.
 
Crenicichla acutirostris
[]



South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Crenicichla adspersa Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Crenicichla adspersa
[]



South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Crenicichla albopunctata Pellegrin, 1904

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla albopunctata
[]



South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Crenicichla alta Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Crenicichla alta
[Millet]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla anamiri
[]



South America
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL
Crenicichla anthurus Cope, 1872

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla anthurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla brasiliensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Crenicichla britskii Kullander, 1982

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Crenicichla britskii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla cametana
[]



South America
Max. Length 26.8 cm TL
Crenicichla celidochilus Casciotta, 1987

Photo by Photo by Casacuberta, M.
 
Crenicichla celidochilus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla chicha
[]



South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Crenicichla cincta Regan, 1905

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Crenicichla cincta
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Crenicichla compressiceps Ploeg, 1986

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Crenicichla compressiceps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Crenicichla coppenamensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla cyanonotus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla cyclostoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Crenicichla empheres
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla frenata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla gaucho
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Crenicichla geayi
[Halfbanded pike cichlid]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Crenicichla gillmorlisi
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Crenicichla hadrostigma Lucena, 2007

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Crenicichla hadrostigma
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Crenicichla haroldoi Luengo & Britski, 1974

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Crenicichla haroldoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Crenicichla heckeli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla hemera
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla hu
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla hummelincki
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 31.2 cm TL

 
Crenicichla igara
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla iguapina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 33 cm SL

 
Crenicichla iguassuensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla inpa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Crenicichla isbrueckeri
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Crenicichla jaguarensis Haseman, 1911

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Crenicichla jaguarensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Crenicichla jegui
[]



South America
Max. Length 28.3 cm SL
Crenicichla johanna Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Crenicichla johanna
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Crenicichla jupiaensis Britski & Luengo, 1968

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Crenicichla jupiaensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 30.3 cm TL
Crenicichla jurubi Lucena & Kullander, 1992

Photo by Photo by Pezzi da Silva, J.F.
 
Crenicichla jurubi
[]



South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Crenicichla labrina (Spix & Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla labrina
[]



South America
Max. Length 35.2 cm TL
Crenicichla lacustris (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Almeida, G.
 
Crenicichla lacustris
[]



South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Crenicichla lenticulata Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Crenicichla lenticulata
[]



South America
Max. Length 20.9 cm TL
Crenicichla lepidota Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Cavallaro, M.R./Froehlich, O.
 
Crenicichla lepidota
[Pike cichlid]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla lucenai
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL
Crenicichla lucius Cope, 1870

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla lucius
[]



South America
Max. Length 32.9 cm TL
Crenicichla lugubris Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Fürderer, H.
 
Crenicichla lugubris
[]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Crenicichla macrophthalma Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Vidal, W.
 
Crenicichla macrophthalma
[]



South America
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL
Crenicichla maculata Kullander & Lucena, 2006

Photo by Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Crenicichla maculata
[]



South America
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Crenicichla mandelburgeri Kullander, 2009

Photo by Photo by Kullander, S.O.
 
Crenicichla mandelburgeri
[]



South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Crenicichla marmorata Pellegrin, 1904

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Crenicichla marmorata
[]



South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm TL
Crenicichla menezesi Ploeg, 1991

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Crenicichla menezesi
[]



South America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Crenicichla minuano Lucena & Kullander, 1992

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Crenicichla minuano
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.3 cm TL

 
Crenicichla missioneira
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla monicae
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Crenicichla mucuryna Ihering, 1914

Photo by Photo by Vieira, F.
 
Crenicichla mucuryna
[]



South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Crenicichla multispinosa Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla multispinosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Crenicichla nickeriensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Crenicichla niederleinii (Holmberg, 1891)

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Crenicichla niederleinii
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Crenicichla notophthalmus Regan, 1913

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Crenicichla notophthalmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla pellegrini
[]



South America
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Crenicichla percna Kullander, 1991

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla percna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Crenicichla phaiospilus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Crenicichla ploegi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla prenda
[]



South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Crenicichla proteus Cope, 1872

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla proteus
[]



South America
Max. Length 23.1 cm SL
Crenicichla punctata Hensel, 1870

Photo by Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Crenicichla punctata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Crenicichla pydanielae
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Crenicichla regani Ploeg, 1989

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Crenicichla regani
[]



South America
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Crenicichla reticulata (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Crenicichla reticulata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.4 cm SL

 
Crenicichla rosemariae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Crenicichla santosi
[]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Crenicichla saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Crenicichla saxatilis
[Ringtail pike cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Crenicichla scottii (Eigenmann, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Crenicichla scottii
[]



South America
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Crenicichla sedentaria Kullander, 1986

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Crenicichla sedentaria
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.1 cm SL
Crenicichla semicincta Steindachner, 1892

Photo by Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Crenicichla semicincta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla semifasciata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Crenicichla sipaliwini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Crenicichla stocki
[]



South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Crenicichla strigata Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Crenicichla strigata
[]



South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Crenicichla sveni Ploeg, 1991

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Crenicichla sveni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla taikyra
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tapii
[]



South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Crenicichla tendybaguassu Lucena & Kullander, 1992

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Crenicichla tendybaguassu
[]



South America
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Crenicichla ternetzi Norman, 1926

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Crenicichla ternetzi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tesay
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tigrina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tingui
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Crenicichla tuca
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Crenicichla urosema
[]



South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Crenicichla vaillanti Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Crenicichla vaillanti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla virgatula
[]



South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Crenicichla vittata Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Crenicichla vittata
[]



South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Crenicichla wallacii Regan, 1905

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Crenicichla wallacii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Crenicichla yaha
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Crenicichla ypo
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.4 cm SL

 
Crenicichla zebrina
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Crenicichla acutirostris South America 23 TL 1862
Crenicichla adspersa South America 29 SL 1840
Crenicichla albopunctata South America 14 SL 1904
Crenicichla alta Millet South America 16 SL 1912
Crenicichla anamiri South America 4.8 SL 2015
Crenicichla anthurus South America 22.4 SL 1872
Crenicichla brasiliensis South America 7.8 SL 1792
Crenicichla britskii South America 14.5 SL 1982
Crenicichla cametana South America 18.3 SL 1911
Crenicichla celidochilus South America 26.8 TL 1987
Crenicichla chicha South America 13.8 SL 2012
Crenicichla cincta South America 19.5 SL 1905
Crenicichla compressiceps South America 5.7 SL 1986
Crenicichla coppenamensis South America 17.9 SL 1987
Crenicichla cyanonotus South America 14.8 SL 1870
Crenicichla cyclostoma South America 9.6 SL 1986
Crenicichla empheres South America 14.1 SL 2007
Crenicichla frenata South America 11.6 SL 1858
Crenicichla gaucho South America 12.7 SL 1992
Crenicichla geayi Halfbanded pike cichlid South America 13 SL 1903
Crenicichla gillmorlisi South America 17.4 SL 2013
Crenicichla hadrostigma South America 11.4 SL 2007
Crenicichla haroldoi South America 9.8 SL 1974
Crenicichla heckeli South America 5.2 SL 1989
Crenicichla hemera South America 9.7 SL 1990
Crenicichla hu South America 15.3 SL 2010
Crenicichla hummelincki South America 10.8 SL 1991
Crenicichla igara South America 31.2 TL 1992
Crenicichla iguapina South America 17.6 SL 2006
Crenicichla iguassuensis South America 33 SL 1911
Crenicichla inpa South America 16.8 SL 1991
Crenicichla isbrueckeri South America 9.5 SL 1991
Crenicichla jaguarensis South America 14.8 SL 1911
Crenicichla jegui South America 20 SL 1986
Crenicichla johanna South America 28.3 SL 1840
Crenicichla jupiaensis South America 9.3 SL 1968
Crenicichla jurubi South America 30.3 TL 1992
Crenicichla labrina South America 16 SL 1831
Crenicichla lacustris South America 35.2 TL 1855
Crenicichla lenticulata South America 30 SL 1840
Crenicichla lepidota Pike cichlid South America 20.9 TL 1840
Crenicichla lucenai South America 14.6 SL 2014
Crenicichla lucius South America 16.8 SL 1870
Crenicichla lugubris South America 32.9 TL 1840
Crenicichla macrophthalma South America 20 SL 1840
Crenicichla maculata South America 24.7 SL 2006
Crenicichla mandelburgeri South America 20.8 SL 2009
Crenicichla marmorata South America 28 SL 1904
Crenicichla menezesi South America 18.9 TL 1991
Crenicichla minuano South America 26 TL 1992
Crenicichla missioneira South America 28.3 TL 1992
Crenicichla monicae South America 27.3 SL 2015
Crenicichla mucuryna South America 11.3 SL 1914
Crenicichla multispinosa South America 22.5 SL 1903
Crenicichla nickeriensis South America 19.1 SL 1987
Crenicichla niederleinii South America 23.5 SL 1891
Crenicichla notophthalmus South America 7.6 SL 1913
Crenicichla pellegrini South America 15.7 SL 1991
Crenicichla percna South America 22 SL 1991
Crenicichla phaiospilus South America 24 SL 1991
Crenicichla ploegi South America, Brazil 19 SL 2018
Crenicichla prenda South America 8.7 SL 1992
Crenicichla proteus South America 15.5 SL 1872
Crenicichla punctata South America 23.1 SL 1870
Crenicichla pydanielae South America 17.8 SL 1991
Crenicichla regani South America 7.9 SL 1989
Crenicichla reticulata South America 21.6 SL 1840
Crenicichla rosemariae South America 24.4 SL 1997
Crenicichla santosi South America 12 SL 1991
Crenicichla saxatilis Ringtail pike cichlid South America 20 SL 1758
Crenicichla scottii South America 16.9 SL 1907
Crenicichla sedentaria South America 22.1 SL 1986
Crenicichla semicincta South America 17.1 SL 1892
Crenicichla semifasciata South America 17.7 SL 1840
Crenicichla sipaliwini South America 17.3 SL 1987
Crenicichla stocki South America 25 TL 1991
Crenicichla strigata South America 30 SL 1862
Crenicichla sveni South America 25 TL 1991
Crenicichla taikyra South America 11.6 SL 2013
Crenicichla tapii South America 12.0 SL 2015
Crenicichla tendybaguassu South America 15.2 SL 1992
Crenicichla ternetzi South America 24.5 SL 1926
Crenicichla tesay South America 11.5 SL 2009
Crenicichla tigrina South America 28 SL 1991
Crenicichla tingui South America 19.5 SL 2006
Crenicichla tuca South America 15.0 SL 2015
Crenicichla urosema South America 6.9 SL 1990
Crenicichla vaillanti South America 12.6 SL 1903
Crenicichla virgatula South America 6.6 SL 1991
Crenicichla vittata South America 26 SL 1840
Crenicichla wallacii South America 8.5 SL 1905
Crenicichla yaha South America 14.6 SL 2006
Crenicichla ypo South America 13.7 SL 2010
Crenicichla zebrina South America 26.4 SL 2008



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