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Family: Goodeidae Splitfins

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allodontichthys hubbsi Whitepatched splitfin Central America 6 TL 1980
Allodontichthys polylepis Finescale splitfin Central America 5 SL 1988
Allodontichthys tamazulae Tuxpan splitfin Central America 1946
Allodontichthys zonistius Bandfin splitfin Central America 5 1932
Alloophorus robustus Bulldog goodeid Central America 12 TL 1892
Allotoca catarinae Catarina allotoca Central America 8 1942
Allotoca diazi Patzcuaro allotoca Central America 12 1902
Allotoca dugesii Opal allotoca Central America 6.5 TL 1887
Allotoca goslinei Banded allotoca Central America 6 TL 1987
Allotoca maculata Blackspot allotoca North America 7.5 1980
Allotoca meeki Zirahuen allotica Central America 9 1959
Allotoca regalis Central America 8.5 1959
Allotoca zacapuensis Zacapu allotoca North America 3 SL 2001
Ameca splendens Butterfly splitfin North America 12 TL 1971
Ataeniobius toweri Bluetail goodea North America 10 TL 1904
Chapalichthys encaustus Barred splitfin Central America 8 TL 1899
Chapalichthys pardalis Polka-dot splitfin Central America 7 TL 1963
Chapalichthys peraticus Alien splitfin Central America 6.5 1963
Characodon audax Bold characodon North America 1986
Characodon garmani Parras characodon Central America 1898
Characodon lateralis Rainbow characodon North America 5.5 TL 1866
Crenichthys baileyi White River springfish North America 9 TL 1893
Crenichthys nevadae Railroad Valley springfish North America 5 TL 1932
Empetrichthys latos Pahrump poolfish North America 6 TL 1948
Empetrichthys merriami Ash Meadows killifish North America 5 TL 1893
Girardinichthys ireneae North America 2003
Girardinichthys multiradiatus Darkedged splitfin North America 5 TL 1904
Girardinichthys viviparus Chapultepec splitfin Central America 6.5 TL 1837
Goodea atripinnis Blackfin goodea Central America 13 TL 1880
Goodea gracilis Dusky splitfin North America 12 TL 1939
Goodea luitpoldii Green goodea North America 1894
Hubbsina turneri Highland splitfin North America 6.5 1940
Ilyodon cortesae Freckled splitfin North America 5.2 SL 2000
Ilyodon furcidens Goldbreast splitfin Central America 9 TL 1882
Ilyodon lennoni Chacambero splitfin Central America 8 1983
Ilyodon whitei Balsas splitfin Central America 7 1904
Ilyodon xantusi Limones splitfin Central America 1939
Skiffia bilineata Twoline skiffia North America 6 TL 1887
Skiffia francesae Golden skiffia North America 5 TL 1978
Skiffia lermae Olive skiffia Central America 5.5 1902
Skiffia multipunctata Spotted skiffia Central America 6 TL 1901
Xenoophorus captivus Relict splitfin North America 6 TL 1924
Xenotaenia resolanae Leopard splitfin Central America 5 TL 1946
Xenotoca doadrioi Central America 4.7 SL 2016
Xenotoca eiseni Redtail splitfin Central America 7 TL 1896
Xenotoca lyonsi Central America 5.5 SL 2016
Xenotoca melanosoma Black splitfin North America 8 TL 1972
Xenotoca variata Jeweled splitfin Central America 7 TL 1887
Zoogoneticus purhepechus North America 3.4 SL 2008
Zoogoneticus quitzeoensis Picotee goodeid Central America 4.5 TL 1898
Zoogoneticus tequila Tequila splitfin North America 8 TL 1998

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