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

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South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Symphysodon aequifasciatus Pellegrin, 1904

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Symphysodon aequifasciatus
[Blue discus]

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South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Symphysodon discus Heckel, 1840

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Symphysodon discus
[Red discus]

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South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL
Symphysodon tarzoo Lyons, 1959

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Symphysodon tarzoo
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Symphysodon aequifasciatus Blue discus South America 13.7 SL 1904
Symphysodon discus Red discus South America 12.3 SL 1840
Symphysodon tarzoo South America 13.2 SL 1959



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