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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Etroplinae
Genus: Etroplus

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Photo by Nilsson, K.

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Etroplus canarensis Day, 1877

Photo by Nilsson, K.
Etroplus canarensis
[Canara pearlspot]

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary

Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Etroplus maculatus (Bloch, 1795)

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Etroplus maculatus
[Orange chromide]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Etroplus suratensis (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
Etroplus suratensis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Etroplus canarensis Canara pearlspot Asia 11.5 TL 1877
Etroplus maculatus Orange chromide Asia 9.5 TL 1795
Etroplus suratensis Pearlspot Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1790

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