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Family: Fundulidae Topminnows and killifishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Fundulus albolineatus Whiteline topminnow North America 9 TL 1891
Fundulus bermudae Bermuda killifish Western Central Atlantic 12.9 TL 1874
Fundulus bifax Stippled studfish North America 12 TL 1988
Fundulus blairae Western starhead topminnow North America 8 TL 1975
Fundulus catenatus Northern studfish North America 20 TL 1846
Fundulus chrysotus Golden topminnow North America 8.5 TL 1866
Fundulus cingulatus Banded topminnow North America 7.8 TL 1846
Fundulus confluentus Marsh killifish Western Atlantic 8 TL 1879
Fundulus diaphanus Banded killifish North America 13 TL 1817
Fundulus dispar Starhead topminnow North America 6 TL 1854
Fundulus escambiae Russetfin topminnow North America 6 TL 1887
Fundulus euryzonus Broadstripe topminnow North America 9 TL 1981
Fundulus grandis Gulf killifish Western Atlantic 18 TL 1853
Fundulus grandissimus Giant killifish Central America 20 TL 1936
Fundulus heteroclitus Mummichog Western Atlantic 15 TL 1766
Fundulus jenkinsi Saltmarsh topminnow Western Atlantic 5.5 TL 1892
Fundulus julisia Barrens topminnow North America 7 TL 1982
Fundulus kansae Northern plains killifish North America 10 TL 1895
Fundulus lima Killifish Central America 10 TL 1894
Fundulus lineolatus Lined topminnow North America 8.4 TL 1854
Fundulus luciae Spotfin killifish Western Atlantic 5 TL 1855
Fundulus majalis Striped killifish Western Atlantic 18 TL 1792
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe topminnow North America 8 TL 1820
Fundulus nottii Bayou topminnow North America 6 TL 1854
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted topminnow North America 8 TL 1845
Fundulus parvipinnis California killifish Eastern Pacific 10.8 TL 1854
Fundulus persimilis Yucatan killifish Central America 15 TL 1955
Fundulus philpisteri Central America 2007
Fundulus pulvereus Bayou killifish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL 1892
Fundulus rathbuni Speckled killifish North America 8 TL 1889
Fundulus relictus Lover's Lake killifish North America 9.7 TL 1988
Fundulus rubrifrons Redface topminnow North America 7.8 TL 1880
Fundulus saguanus North America 10 TL 1948
Fundulus sciadicus Plains topminnow North America 9 TL 1865
Fundulus seminolis Seminole killifish North America 12.5 TL 1859
Fundulus similis Longnose killifish Western Atlantic 12 TL 1853
Fundulus stellifer Southern studfish North America 18 TL 1877
Fundulus waccamensis Waccamaw killifish North America 10 TL 1946
Fundulus xenicus Diamond killifish Western Central Atlantic 6 TL 1882
Fundulus zebrinus Plains killifish North America 8 TL 1883
Leptolucania ommata Pygmy killifish North America 3 TL 1884
Lucania goodei Bluefin killifish North America 6 TL 1880
Lucania interioris Cuatrocienegas killifish North America 4 TL 1965
Lucania parva Rainwater killifish Western Atlantic 6.2 TL 1855



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