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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Rivulidae Rivulines

Genus: Laimosemion

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Laimosemion agilae South America 5 TL 1954
Laimosemion altivelis South America 8.5 TL 1992
Laimosemion amanapira South America 2004
Laimosemion breviceps South America 3.5 TL 1909
Laimosemion cladophorus South America 5 TL 1991
Laimosemion corpulentus South America 4.4 SL 1993
Laimosemion dibaphus South America 4 TL 1927
Laimosemion frenatus South America 5 TL 1912
Laimosemion geayi South America 5 TL 1899
Laimosemion gransabanae South America 5 TL 1992
Laimosemion kirovskyi South America 2.3 SL 2004
Laimosemion lyricauda South America 5.5 TL 1991
Laimosemion mabura South America 3.4 SL 2015
Laimosemion mahdiaensis South America 2006
Laimosemion nicoi South America 3 TL 1992
Laimosemion paryagi Paryag's killifish South America 3.9 SL 2012
Laimosemion rectocaudatus South America 6 TL 1981
Laimosemion romeri South America 2003
Laimosemion sape South America 2006
Laimosemion staecki South America 2.9 SL 2011
Laimosemion strigatus South America 6 TL 1912
Laimosemion tecminae South America 5.5 TL 1992
Laimosemion torrenticola South America 3.2 TL 2000
Laimosemion uakti South America 2004
Laimosemion uatuman South America 2004
Laimosemion ubim South America 1.8 SL 2014
Laimosemion xiphidius South America 4.5 TL 1979



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013