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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Anablepidae Four-eyed fishes, onesided livebearers & white-eye
Subfamily: Anablepinae
Genus: Jenynsia

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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Jenynsia alternimaculata
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Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Jenynsia diphyes
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Jenynsia eigenmanni
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Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Jenynsia eirmostigma
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South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Jenynsia lineata (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse
 
Jenynsia lineata
[Onesided livebearer]
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Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Jenynsia luxata
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Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Jenynsia maculata
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South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Jenynsia multidentata (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Jenynsia multidentata
[Rio de la Plata onesided livebearer]
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Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Jenynsia obscura
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Jenynsia onca
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Jenynsia sanctaecatarinae
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Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Jenynsia tucumana
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South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Jenynsia unitaenia Ghedotti & Weitzman, 1995

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Jenynsia unitaenia
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Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Jenynsia weitzmani
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Jenynsia alternimaculata South America 5.5 SL 1940
Jenynsia diphyes South America 7.3 SL 2006
Jenynsia eigenmanni South America 1911
Jenynsia eirmostigma South America 7.1 SL 1995
Jenynsia lineata Onesided livebearer South America 5.5 SL 1842
Jenynsia luxata South America 4.4 SL 2013
Jenynsia maculata South America 7.3 SL 1906
Jenynsia multidentata Rio de la Plata onesided livebearer South America 8.8 TL 1842
Jenynsia obscura South America 5.8 SL 1877
Jenynsia onca South America 4.5 SL 2002
Jenynsia sanctaecatarinae South America 4.2 SL 1996
Jenynsia tucumana South America 4.0 SL 2005
Jenynsia unitaenia South America 7.6 SL 1995
Jenynsia weitzmani South America 7.6 SL 2001



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