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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Poeciliinae
Genus: Alfaro

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Central America
Max. Length 8 cm
Alfaro cultratus (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Brill, J.
 
Alfaro cultratus
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Central America
Max. Length 7 cm
Alfaro huberi (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Matamoros, W.A.
 
Alfaro huberi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alfaro cultratus Central America 8 1908
Alfaro huberi Central America 7 1923



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