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

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Central America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Thorichthys affinis (Günther, 1862)

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Thorichthys affinis
[Yellow meeki]

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Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Thorichthys aureus (Günther, 1862)

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Thorichthys aureus
[Blue flash]

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Central America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Thorichthys callolepis (Regan, 1904)

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Thorichthys callolepis
[San Domingo cichlid]

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Central America
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Thorichthys helleri (Steindachner, 1864)

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Thorichthys helleri
[Yellow cichlid]

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Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Thorichthys maculipinnis (Steindachner, 1864)

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Thorichthys maculipinnis
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Central America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Thorichthys meeki Brind, 1918

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Thorichthys meeki
[Firemouth cichlid]
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North America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Thorichthys panchovillai
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Central America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Thorichthys pasionis (Rivas, 1962)

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Thorichthys pasionis
[Blackgullet cichlid]

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Central America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Thorichthys socolofi (Miller & Taylor, 1984)

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Thorichthys socolofi
[Chiapas cichlid]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Thorichthys affinis Yellow meeki Central America 14 SL 1862
Thorichthys aureus Blue flash Central America 15 SL 1862
Thorichthys callolepis San Domingo cichlid Central America 14 SL 1904
Thorichthys helleri Yellow cichlid Central America 14.5 SL 1864
Thorichthys maculipinnis Central America 15 SL 1864
Thorichthys meeki Firemouth cichlid Central America 17 TL 1918
Thorichthys panchovillai North America 9.9 SL 2017
Thorichthys pasionis Blackgullet cichlid Central America 17 SL 1962
Thorichthys socolofi Chiapas cichlid Central America 7.9 SL 1984



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