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Marble Cichlid
Astronotus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Cichlidae - cichlids »  genus Astronotus

Scientific synonyms

Lobotes ocellatus Agassiz, 1831
Acara ocellatus
Acara compressus Cope, 1872
Acara hyposticta Cope, 1878
Astronotus orbiculatus Haseman, 1911
Cychla rubroocellata Jardine & Schomburgk, 1843
Astronotus ocellatus zebra Pellegrin, 1904

Other names

= Oscar
= Oscar Cichlid
= Red Oscar
= Tiger Oscar
= Velvet Cichlid

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