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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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcichlids  [details]
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taxa (238)

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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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetobranchus
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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchocentrus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustraloheros
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBujurquina
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaquetaia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasoma
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCleithracara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeroina
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeros
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplarchus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypselecara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsophrys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKrobia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetacara
» 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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeetroplus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaneetroplus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetenia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterophyllum
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphysodon
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTahuantinsuyoa
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheraps Günther, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThorichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTomocichla
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUaru
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVieja
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlaurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasoma
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlosoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlasoma
» 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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenicichla
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeleocichla
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcharnes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichla
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDivandu
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtia
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtroplinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtroplus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychochromis
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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApistogrammoides
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiotodoma
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiotoecus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenicara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrossus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeophagus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGuianacara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnogeophagus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMazarunia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMikrogeophagus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSatanoperca
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacara
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeterochromidinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterochromis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis Günther, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParetroplus
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocrenilabrinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcolapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticorpus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAltolamprologus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomalochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAristochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstatoreochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstatotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulonocara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulonocranus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBaileychromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybates
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenitochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoulengerochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiopharynx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChampsochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChetia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilochromis Boulenger, 1902
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromidotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopadichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorematodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenopharynx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunningtonia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathopharynx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclopharynx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrtocara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanakilia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDimidiochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotaxodon
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDocimodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEclectochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEctodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnantiopus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEretmodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExochochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossorochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenyochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGephyrochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGobiocichla
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatotria
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreenwoodochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplotaxodon
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibates
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitaeniochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorInterochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIodotropheus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIranocichla
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJulidochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatria
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKonia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabeotropheus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabidochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamprologus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidiolamprologus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLestradea
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethrinops
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichnochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimbochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobochilotes
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacropleurodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaravichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaylandia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMbipia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMchenga
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyaka
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMylochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaevochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanochromis Pellegrin, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeolamprologus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNimbochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNyassachromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphthalmotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtopharynx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxylapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPallidochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacyprichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalabidochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParananochromis
» 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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrochromis Boulenger, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrotilapia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharyngochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacidochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatytaeniodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlecodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtomelas
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocrenilabrus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudosimochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudotropheus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychochromoides
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPundamilia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPungu
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyxichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReganochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhamphochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarotherodon Rüppell, 1852
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchubotzia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchwetzochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaenochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSimochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpathodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteatocranus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStigmatochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomatepia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniolethrinops
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTangachromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTanganicodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeleogramma
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelmatochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTilapia Smith, 1840
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTramitichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrematocara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrematocranus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriglachromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTristramella
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropheus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyrannochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVariabilichromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenochromis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenotilapia
» 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 Forskål, 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
» 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  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151383
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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 2014-09-03
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