Teleocichla cinderella

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Teleocichla cinderella
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Cichlinae
Genus: Teleocichla
Species: T. cinderella
Binomial name
Teleocichla cinderella
S. O. Kullander, 1988
  • Crenicichla cinderella (S. O. Kullander, 1988)

Teleocichla cinderella is a species of cichlid endemic to Brazil where it is found in the lower Tocantins River basin. This species can reach a length of 14 cm (5.5 in).[1] This species is a rheophile and has an elongated body shape and underdeveloped swimbladder. The species superficially resembles some species of goby or gudgeon.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Teleocichla cinderella" in FishBase. April 2013 version.