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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amatitlania altoflava Central America 9 SL 2001
Amatitlania coatepeque Central America 9.1 SL 2007
Amatitlania kanna Central America 8.3 SL 2007
Amatitlania myrnae Central America 8 SL 1997
Amatitlania nanolutea Central America 6.4 SL 1994
Amatitlania nigrofasciata Convict cichlid Central America 10 SL 1867
Amatitlania sajica Central America 9 SL 1974
Amatitlania septemfasciata Central America 10 SL 1908
Amatitlania siquia Central America 7.9 SL 2007



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