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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlinae
Genus: Mesoheros

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South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Mesoheros atromaculatus (Regan, 1912)

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Mesoheros atromaculatus
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South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Mesoheros festae (Boulenger, 1899)

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Mesoheros festae
[Guayas cichlid]
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Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Mesoheros gephyrus
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South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Mesoheros ornatus (Regan, 1905)

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Mesoheros ornatus
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4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Mesoheros atromaculatus South America 25 TL 1912
Mesoheros festae Guayas cichlid South America 25 TL 1899
Mesoheros gephyrus South America 12 SL 1922
Mesoheros ornatus South America 26 SL 1905



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