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

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South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Andinoacara biseriatus (Regan, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Musilova, Z.
 
Andinoacara biseriatus
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Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Andinoacara blombergi
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Central America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Andinoacara coeruleopunctatus (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Musilova, Z.
 
Andinoacara coeruleopunctatus
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South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Andinoacara latifrons (Steindachner, 1878)

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Andinoacara latifrons
[Platinum acara]



Central and South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Andinoacara pulcher (Gill, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Andinoacara pulcher
[Blue acara]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Andinoacara rivulatus (Günther, 1860)

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Andinoacara rivulatus
[Green terror]
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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Andinoacara sapayensis
[Sapayo cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Andinoacara stalsbergi Musilová, Schindler & Staeck, 2009

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Andinoacara stalsbergi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Andinoacara biseriatus South America 12 TL 1913
Andinoacara blombergi South America 10.5 SL 2012
Andinoacara coeruleopunctatus Central America 14.5 TL 1863
Andinoacara latifrons Platinum acara South America 17 TL 1878
Andinoacara pulcher Blue acara Central and South America 16 TL 1858
Andinoacara rivulatus Green terror South America 20 TL 1860
Andinoacara sapayensis Sapayo cichlid South America 10 TL 1903
Andinoacara stalsbergi South America 11.3 SL 2009



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