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Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Etroplinae


(See list of species below)



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Etroplus canarensis Canara pearlspot Asia 11.5 TL 1877
Etroplus maculatus Orange chromide Asia 9.5 TL 1795
Etroplus suratensis Pearlspot Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1790
Paretroplus dambabe Africa 18.7 SL 2002
Paretroplus damii Africa 40 TL 1868
Paretroplus gymnopreopercularis Africa 14.7 SL 2008
Paretroplus kieneri Africa 15.9 SL 1960
Paretroplus lamenabe Big red cichlid Africa 18.4 SL 2008
Paretroplus loisellei Africa 14.3 SL 2011
Paretroplus maculatus Africa 14.8 SL 1966
Paretroplus maromandia Africa 13.0 SL 1999
Paretroplus menarambo Africa 16.7 SL 1996
Paretroplus nourissati Africa 15.8 SL 1998
Paretroplus petiti Africa 11 SL 1929
Paretroplus polyactis Africa 18.4 SL 1878
Paretroplus tsimoly Africa 25 SL 2001



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