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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Heros

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South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Heros efasciatus Heckel, 1840

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Heros efasciatus
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South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL
Heros liberifer Staeck & Schindler, 2015

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Heros liberifer
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South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Heros notatus (Jardine, 1843)

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Heros notatus
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South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Heros severus Heckel, 1840

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Heros severus
[Banded cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Heros spurius Heckel, 1840

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Heros spurius
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Heros efasciatus South America 14 SL 1840
Heros liberifer South America 16.4 SL 2015
Heros notatus South America 15 SL 1843
Heros severus Banded cichlid South America 20 SL 1840
Heros spurius South America 15 SL 1840



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