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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Astronotinae
Genus: Astronotus

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South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Astronotus crassipinnis (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Font, F./Gavin-Häuser, F.G.
 
Astronotus crassipinnis
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South America
Max. Length 45.7 cm TL
Astronotus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Schüür, G.
 
Astronotus ocellatus
[Oscar]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Astronotus crassipinnis South America 24 SL 1840
Astronotus ocellatus Oscar South America 45.7 TL 1831



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