Bass, Royal Peacock


Scientific Name:
Cichla intermedia
Water Type:
Fight Rating:
Normal Pointer

The royal peacock bass is the smallest and grows to a maximum length of 55 centimeters (one foot, 10 inches). Juveniles have an uninterrupted dark band along middle of side, young and adults are uniquely distinguished among species of Cichla by the color pattern with lateral band transformed to row of irregular dark blotches and six or seven narrow dark vertical bars across side below dorsal fin (corresponding in position to bars 1, 1a, 2, 2a, 3, additional bar below end of soft dorsal in base, and occasionally one anteriorly on caudal peduncle). The adults with several small black blotches posterior to the orbit and on gill cover. All sizes with no light spots on the side (vs. present in most other species of Cichla). Lateral line almost always continuous;

Fishing Spots


Amazon River -- Unknown --

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
4 1 8

Everglades National Park/10,000 Islands Island (Saltwater)

Everglades City, FL
United States United States

Lago Alajuela Lake (Freshwater)

Trapichito, Colon
Panama Panama

Lake Guri Lake (Freshwater)

Ciudad Piar, Bolivar
Venezuela Venezuela
2 1

Rio Cuiuni -- Unknown --

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
6 1 2

Rio Negro -- Unknown --

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
20 6 1 5 4

Rio Unini -- Unknown --

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
2 3 2

Rio Urariquera -- Unknown --

Boa Vista, RR
Brazil Brazil
7 2

Rio Ventuari -- Unknown --

Esmeralda, AM
Venezuela Venezuela
8 2

Rio Xeriuni -- Unknown --

Caracarai, RR
Brazil Brazil
2 2

Upper Seletar Reservoir Reservoir

Singapore ,
Singapore Singapore
4 6



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