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Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Retroculinae


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South America
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL
Retroculus lapidifer (Castelnau, 1855)

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Retroculus lapidifer
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Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Retroculus septentrionalis
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South America
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Retroculus xinguensis Gosse, 1971

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Retroculus xinguensis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Retroculus lapidifer South America 20.3 SL 1855
Retroculus septentrionalis South America 19 SL 1971
Retroculus xinguensis South America 31 TL 1971



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