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Sub Family Astronotinae


Astronotinae is a subfamily of cichlids from South America, where they are found in the Amazon, Orinoco, Paraná and Paraguay river basins, and various rivers in the Guianas.
The subfamily includes three genera, each with two species.

Scientific classification
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Actinopterygii
Order : Perciformes
Suborder : Labroidei
Family : Cichlidae
Sub Family : Astronotinae


Genera Species Images
Astronotus Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus Astronotus crassipinnis
Chaetobranchopsis Chaetobranchopsis australis
Chaetobranchopsis Chaetobranchopsis orbicularis
Chaetobranchus Chaetobranchus flavescens
Chaetobranchus Chaetobranchus semifasciatus





  Sandeep Raghuvanshi
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CITATIONS/FURTHER READING   Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2011.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., ( 10/2013 )