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Retroculus
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Retroculus is a genus of cichlids native to tropical South America, where three are native to rivers in southeastern Amazon Basin in Brazil, while the final is native to rivers in Amapá (Brazil) and French Guiana.[1] It is the sole genus included in the subfamily Retroculinae. These rheophilic cichlids are superficially similar to Geophagus.[1]

Species

Four recognized species are in this genus:[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Landim, M.I., Moreira, C.R. & Figueiredo, C.A. (2015): Retroculus acherontos, a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei) from the Rio Tocantins basin. Zootaxa, 3973 (2): 369-380.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2015). Species of Retroculus in FishBase. April 2015 version.


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Retroculus: Brief Summary
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Retroculus is a genus of cichlids native to tropical South America, where three are native to rivers in southeastern Amazon Basin in Brazil, while the final is native to rivers in Amapá (Brazil) and French Guiana. It is the sole genus included in the subfamily Retroculinae. These rheophilic cichlids are superficially similar to Geophagus.

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