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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCichlidae 
AphiaID: 151383

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCichlidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcichlids  [details]
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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAstronotinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstronotus Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetobranchopsis Steindachner, 1875
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetobranchus Heckel, 1840
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasomatinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcaronia Myers, 1940
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequidens Eigenmann & Bray, 1894
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilophus Agassiz, 1859
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchocentrus Gill, 1877
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustraloheros Rícan & Kullander, 2006
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBujurquina Kullander, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaquetaia Fowler, 1945
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasoma Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCleithracara Kullander & Nijssen, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerichthys Baird & Girard, 1854
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeroina Kullander, 1996
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeros Heckel, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplarchus Kaup, 1860
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypselecara Kullander, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsophrys Agassiz, 1859
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKrobia Kullander & Nijssen, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetacara Kullander, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesonauta Günther, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNandopsis Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannacara Regan, 1905
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeetroplus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachromis Agassiz, 1859
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaneetroplus Regan, 1905
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetenia Günther, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterophyllum Heckel, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphysodon Heckel, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTahuantinsuyoa Kullander, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheraps Günther, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThorichthys Meek, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTomocichla Regan, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUaru Heckel, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVieja
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlaurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasoma Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlosoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasoma Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapetenia Regan, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNandopsis Gill, 1862
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCichlidae incertae sedis
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCichlinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichla Bloch & Schneider, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenicichla Heckel, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeleocichla Kullander, 1988
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcharnes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichla Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDivandu Lamboj & Snoeks, 2000
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtia Schliewen & Stiassny, 2003
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtroplinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtroplus Cuvier, 1830
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychochromis Steindachner, 1880
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGeophaginae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcarichthys Eigenmann, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApistogramma Regan, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApistogrammoides Meinken, 1965
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiotodoma Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiotoecus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenicara Steindachner, 1875
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrossus Steindachner, 1875
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeophagus Heckel, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGuianacara Kullander & Nijssen, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnogeophagus Miranda Ribeiro, 1918
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMazarunia Kullander, 1990
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMikrogeophagus Meulengracht-Madsen, 1968
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSatanoperca Günther, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacara Myers, 1935
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeterochromidinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterochromis Regan, 1922
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis Günther, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParetroplus Bleeker, 1868
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocrenilabrinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcolapia Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticorpus Stauffer & McKaye, 1988
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAltolamprologus Poll, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomalochromis Greenwood, 1985
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAristochromis Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstatoreochromis Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstatotilapia Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulonocara Regan, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulonocranus Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBaileychromis Poll, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybates Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenitochromis Lamboj, 2001
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthochromis Poll, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoulengerochromis Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiopharynx Poll, 1942
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinochromis Poll, 1974
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChampsochromis Boulenger, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChetia Trewavas, 1961
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilochromis Boulenger, 1902
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilotilapia Boulenger, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromidotilapia Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopadichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorematodus Boulenger, 1897
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochromis Pfeffer, 1893
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenopharynx Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunningtonia Boulenger, 1906
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathochromis Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathopharynx Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclopharynx Poll, 1948
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynotilapia Regan, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphotilapia Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprichromis Scheuermann, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrtocara Boulenger, 1902
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanakilia Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDimidiochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotaxodon Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDocimodus Boulenger, 1897
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEclectochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEctodus Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnantiopus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEretmodus Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExochochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossorochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenyochromis Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGephyrochromis Boulenger, 1901
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathochromis Poll, 1981
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGobiocichla Kanazawa, 1951
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatotria Boulenger, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreenwoodochromis Poll, 1983
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplochromis Hilgendorf, 1888
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplotaxodon Boulenger, 1906
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibates Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemichromis Peters, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitaeniochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitilapia Boulenger, 1902
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorInterochromis Yamaoka, Hori & Kuwamura, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIodotropheus Oliver & Loiselle, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIranocichla Coad, 1982
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJulidochromis Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatria Stiassny & Sparks, 2006
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKonia Trewavas, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabeotropheus Ahl, 1926
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabidochromis Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamprologus Schilthuis, 1891
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidiolamprologus Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLestradea Poll, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethrinops Regan, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichnochromis Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimbochromis Greenwood, 1987
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotilapia Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithochromis Lippitsch & Seehausen, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobochilotes Boulenger, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacropleurodus Regan, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaravichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaylandia Meyer & Foerster, 1984
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMbipia Lippitsch & Seehausen, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMchenga Stauffer & Konings, 2006
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanochromis Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrochromis Johnson, 1975
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyaka Trewavas, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMylochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaevochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanochromis Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeolamprologus Colombé & Allgayer, 1985
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNimbochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNyassachromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphthalmotilapia Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthochromis Greenwood, 1954
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtopharynx Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxylapia Kiener & Maugé, 1966
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPallidochromis Turner, 1994
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacyprichromis Poll, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalabidochromis Greenwood, 1956
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParananochromis Greenwood, 1987
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatilapia Bleeker, 1868
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelmatochromis Steindachner, 1894
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelvicachromis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissodus Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrochromis Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrotilapia Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharyngochromis Greenwood, 1979
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacidochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatytaeniodus Boulenger, 1906
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlecodus Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtomelas Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocrenilabrus Fowler, 1934
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudosimochromis Nelissen, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudotropheus Regan, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterochromis Trewavas, 1973
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychochromoides Kiener & Maugé, 1966
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPundamilia Seehausen & Lippitsch, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPungu Trewavas, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyxichromis Greenwood, 1980
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReganochromis Whitley, 1929
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhamphochromis Regan, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarotherodon Rüppell, 1852
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchubotzia Boulenger, 1914
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchwetzochromis Poll, 1948
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaenochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSimochromis Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpathodus Boulenger, 1900
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteatocranus Boulenger, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStigmatochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomatepia Trewavas, 1962
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniolethrinops Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTangachromis Poll, 1981
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTanganicodus Poll, 1950
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeleogramma Boulenger, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelmatochromis Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracochromis Greenwood, 1979
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysochromis Daget, 1988
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTilapia Smith, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTramitichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrematocara Boulenger, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrematocranus Trewavas, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriglachromis Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1974
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTristramella Trewavas, 1942
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropheus Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylochromis Regan, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyrannochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVariabilichromis Colombé & Allgayer, 1985
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenochromis Boulenger, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenotilapia Boulenger, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoptodon Gervais, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTilapia Smith, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoptodus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoptodon Gervais, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTilapia Smith, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphisidon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphisodon Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf Forsskål, 1775
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaligenes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTilapia Smith, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanogenes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarotherodon Rüppell, 1852
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotilapia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis Günther, 1889
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarothredon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarotherodon Rüppell, 1852
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelapia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTilapia Smith, 1840
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRetroculinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetroculus Eigenmann & Bray, 1894
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcara accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstronotus Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromis Cuvier, 1814
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Central and South America, Texas (1 species), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India. Some species widely introduced. Body shape quite variable, mostly moderately deep and compressed. A nostril on each side of head. Interrupted lateral line. Scales in lateral lines may be over 100, usually 20-50. Dorsal fin usually with 7-25 spines and 5-30 soft rays. Spines in anal fin 3-15 (generally 3); soft rays 4-15 (a few with 30). Subocular shelf absent. About 80 cm maximum length, in Boulengerochromis microlepis. Colorful cichlids are reared as aquarium fish. Breeding activities highly organized. Parental care in 3 forms: mouthbrooding, substratebrooding, and substratebrooding of eggs then mouthbrooding of young. Species flocks are reported from Africa. [details]
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Cichlidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151383 on 2014-11-23
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