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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Geophagus

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South America

Geophagus abalios López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus abalios
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South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL
Geophagus altifrons Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Ros, W.
 
Geophagus altifrons
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South America
Max. Length 24.2 cm TL
Geophagus argyrostictus Kullander, 1991

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Geophagus argyrostictus
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South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Geophagus brachybranchus Kullander & Nijssen, 1989

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Geophagus brachybranchus
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South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Corrêa, F.
 
Geophagus brasiliensis
[Pearl cichlid]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Geophagus brokopondo
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South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Geophagus camopiensis Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by Photo by Vierke, J.
 
Geophagus camopiensis
[Oyapock eartheater]



Central America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Geophagus crassilabris Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Geophagus crassilabris
[Panamanian eartheater]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Geophagus crocatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Geophagus diamantinensis
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South America

Geophagus dicrozoster López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus dicrozoster
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No picture found

Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Geophagus gottwaldi
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Geophagus grammepareius
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South America
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL
Geophagus harreri Gosse, 1976

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus harreri
[Maroni eartheater]



South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Geophagus iporangensis Haseman, 1911

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Geophagus iporangensis
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No picture found


 
Geophagus itapicuruensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL
Geophagus megasema Heckel, 1840

Photo by Photo by Albering, J.
 
Geophagus megasema
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Geophagus mirabilis
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South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Geophagus multiocellus Mattos & Costa, 2018

Photo by Photo by Mattos & Costa, 2018
 
Geophagus multiocellus
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No picture found

Max. Length 15.7 cm TL

 
Geophagus neambi
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South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Geophagus obscurus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus obscurus
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South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Geophagus parnaibae Staeck & Schindler, 2006

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Geophagus parnaibae
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South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Geophagus pellegrini Regan, 1912

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Geophagus pellegrini
[Yellowhump eartheater]



South America
Max. Length 34.8 cm TL
Geophagus proximus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Geophagus proximus
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South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm
Geophagus rufomarginatus Mattos & Costa, 2018

Photo by Photo by Mattos & Costa, 2018
 
Geophagus rufomarginatus
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South Amercia
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Geophagus santosi Mattos & Costa, 2018

Photo by Photo by Mattos & Costa, 2018
 
Geophagus santosi
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South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Geophagus steindachneri Eigenmann & Hildebrand, 1922

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Geophagus steindachneri
[Redhump eartheater]



South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Geophagus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Photo by Gantschnigg, G.
 
Geophagus surinamensis
[Redstriped eartheater]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Geophagus sveni
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South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Geophagus taeniopareius Kullander & Royero, 1992

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Geophagus taeniopareius
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South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Geophagus winemilleri López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Geophagus winemilleri
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31 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Geophagus abalios South America 2004
Geophagus altifrons South America 26.5 TL 1840
Geophagus argyrostictus South America 24.2 TL 1991
Geophagus brachybranchus South America 13.8 SL 1989
Geophagus brasiliensis Pearl cichlid South America 28 TL 1824
Geophagus brokopondo South America 12.3 SL 1989
Geophagus camopiensis Oyapock eartheater South America 17.5 SL 1903
Geophagus crassilabris Panamanian eartheater Central America 24 SL 1876
Geophagus crocatus South America 16.6 SL 2013
Geophagus diamantinensis South America 7.4 SL 2015
Geophagus dicrozoster South America 2004
Geophagus gottwaldi South America 19.8 SL 2006
Geophagus grammepareius South America 10.3 SL 1992
Geophagus harreri Maroni eartheater South America 18.3 SL 1976
Geophagus iporangensis South America 10 SL 1911
Geophagus itapicuruensis South America 1911
Geophagus megasema South America 18.9 SL 1840
Geophagus mirabilis South America 16.2 SL 2014
Geophagus multiocellus South America 10.3 SL 2018
Geophagus neambi South America 15.7 TL 2010
Geophagus obscurus South America 10 SL 1855
Geophagus parnaibae South America 7.6 SL 2006
Geophagus pellegrini Yellowhump eartheater South America 15.2 SL 1912
Geophagus proximus South America 34.8 TL 1855
Geophagus rufomarginatus South America 10.4 2018
Geophagus santosi South Amercia 15.3 SL 2018
Geophagus steindachneri Redhump eartheater South America 19.8 TL 1922
Geophagus surinamensis Redstriped eartheater South America 14.8 SL 1791
Geophagus sveni South America 16.7 SL 2010
Geophagus taeniopareius South America 14.3 SL 1992
Geophagus winemilleri South America 19.5 SL 2004



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