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

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South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Aequidens chimantanus Inger, 1956

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Aequidens chimantanus
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South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Aequidens diadema (Heckel, 1840)

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Aequidens diadema
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South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Aequidens epae Kullander, 1995

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Aequidens epae
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South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Aequidens gerciliae Kullander, 1995

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Aequidens gerciliae
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Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Aequidens mauesanus
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South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Aequidens metae Eigenmann, 1922

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Aequidens metae
[Yellow acara]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Aequidens michaeli Kullander, 1995

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Aequidens michaeli
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South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Aequidens pallidus (Heckel, 1840)

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Aequidens pallidus
[Doublespot acara]



South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Aequidens paloemeuensis Kullander & Nijssen, 1989

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Aequidens paloemeuensis
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South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Aequidens patricki Kullander, 1984

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Aequidens patricki
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South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Aequidens plagiozonatus Kullander, 1984

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Aequidens plagiozonatus
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Aequidens potaroensis
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South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Aequidens rondoni (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)

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Aequidens rondoni
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South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL
Aequidens tetramerus (Heckel, 1840)

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Aequidens tetramerus
[Saddle cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Aequidens tubicen Kullander & Ferreira, 1991

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Aequidens tubicen
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South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Aequidens viridis (Heckel, 1840)

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Aequidens viridis
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16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aequidens chimantanus South America 10.2 SL 1956
Aequidens diadema South America 11.8 SL 1840
Aequidens epae South America 11.3 SL 1995
Aequidens gerciliae South America 12.8 SL 1995
Aequidens mauesanus South America 13.4 SL 1997
Aequidens metae Yellow acara South America 12.5 SL 1922
Aequidens michaeli South America 20 TL 1995
Aequidens pallidus Doublespot acara South America 14.3 SL 1840
Aequidens paloemeuensis South America 9.5 SL 1989
Aequidens patricki South America 11.6 SL 1984
Aequidens plagiozonatus South America 10.3 SL 1984
Aequidens potaroensis South America 10 SL 1912
Aequidens rondoni South America 9.7 SL 1918
Aequidens tetramerus Saddle cichlid South America 16.2 SL 1840
Aequidens tubicen South America 11.6 SL 1991
Aequidens viridis South America 16.5 SL 1840



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