SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=349) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Geophagus') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Geophaginae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Geophagus

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America

Geophagus abalios López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus abalios
[]

Photo by Ros, W.

South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL
Geophagus altifrons Heckel, 1840

Photo by Ros, W.
 
Geophagus altifrons
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

South America
Max. Length 24.2 cm TL
Geophagus argyrostictus Kullander, 1991

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Geophagus argyrostictus
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Geophagus brachybranchus Kullander & Nijssen, 1989

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Geophagus brachybranchus
[]

Photo by Corrêa, F.

South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Corrêa, F.
 
Geophagus brasiliensis
[Pearl cichlid]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Geophagus brokopondo
[]

Photo by Vierke, J.

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Geophagus camopiensis Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by Vierke, J.
 
Geophagus camopiensis
[Oyapock eartheater]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Geophagus crassilabris Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Geophagus crassilabris
[Panamanian eartheater]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Geophagus crocatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Geophagus diamantinensis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America

Geophagus dicrozoster López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus dicrozoster
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Geophagus gottwaldi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Geophagus grammepareius
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL
Geophagus harreri Gosse, 1976

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus harreri
[Maroni eartheater]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Geophagus iporangensis Haseman, 1911

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Geophagus iporangensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Geophagus itapicuruensis
[]

Photo by Albering, J.

South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL
Geophagus megasema Heckel, 1840

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Geophagus megasema
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Geophagus mirabilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Geophagus neambi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Geophagus obscurus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus obscurus
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Geophagus parnaibae Staeck & Schindler, 2006

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Geophagus parnaibae
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Geophagus pellegrini Regan, 1912

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Geophagus pellegrini
[Yellowhump eartheater]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 34.8 cm TL
Geophagus proximus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Geophagus proximus
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Geophagus steindachneri Eigenmann & Hildebrand, 1922

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Geophagus steindachneri
[Redhump eartheater]

Photo by Gantschnigg, G.

South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Geophagus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Gantschnigg, G.
 
Geophagus surinamensis
[Redstriped eartheater]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Geophagus sveni
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Geophagus taeniopareius Kullander & Royero, 1992

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus taeniopareius
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Geophagus winemilleri López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Geophagus winemilleri
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Geophagus abalios South America 2004
Geophagus altifrons South America 26.5 TL 1840
Geophagus argyrostictus South America 24.2 TL 1991
Geophagus brachybranchus South America 13.8 SL 1989
Geophagus brasiliensis Pearl cichlid South America 28 TL 1824
Geophagus brokopondo South America 12.3 SL 1989
Geophagus camopiensis Oyapock eartheater South America 17.5 SL 1903
Geophagus crassilabris Panamanian eartheater Central America 24 SL 1876
Geophagus crocatus South America 16.6 SL 2013
Geophagus diamantinensis South America 7.4 SL 2015
Geophagus dicrozoster South America 2004
Geophagus gottwaldi South America 19.8 SL 2006
Geophagus grammepareius South America 10.3 SL 1992
Geophagus harreri Maroni eartheater South America 18.3 SL 1976
Geophagus iporangensis South America 10 SL 1911
Geophagus itapicuruensis South America 1911
Geophagus megasema South America 18.9 SL 1840
Geophagus mirabilis South America 16.2 SL 2014
Geophagus neambi South America 12.7 SL 2010
Geophagus obscurus South America 10 SL 1855
Geophagus parnaibae South America 7.6 SL 2006
Geophagus pellegrini Yellowhump eartheater South America 15.2 SL 1912
Geophagus proximus South America 34.8 TL 1855
Geophagus steindachneri Redhump eartheater South America 19.8 TL 1922
Geophagus surinamensis Redstriped eartheater South America 14.8 SL 1791
Geophagus sveni South America 16.7 SL 2010
Geophagus taeniopareius South America 14.3 SL 1992
Geophagus winemilleri South America 19.5 SL 2004



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