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Family: Amblyopsidae Cavefishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblyopsis hoosieri North America 8.2 SL 2014
Amblyopsis rosae Ozark cavefish North America 6.2 TL 1898
Amblyopsis spelaea Northern cavefish North America 11 TL 1842
Chologaster cornuta Swampfish North America 6.8 TL 1853
Forbesichthys agassizii Spring cavefish North America 9 TL 1872
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Alabama cavefish North America 7.2 TL 1974
Typhlichthys subterraneus Southern cavefish North America 9 TL 1859



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