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Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aapticheilichthys websteri (Huber, 2007)

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Aapticheilichthys websteri
[]

Photo by Brill, J.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm
Alfaro cultratus (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Brill, J.
 
Alfaro cultratus
[]

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm
Alfaro huberi (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.
 
Alfaro huberi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen
[Banded lampeye]

Photo by JJPhoto

North and Central America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Belonesox belizanus Kner, 1860

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Belonesox belizanus
[Top minnow]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm
Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Brachyrhaphis episcopi (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Brachyrhaphis episcopi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Brachyrhaphis hartwegi Rosen & Bailey, 1963

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Brachyrhaphis hartwegi
[Soconusco gambusia]

Photo by Dibble, I.

Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Brachyrhaphis hessfeldi Meyer & Etzel, 2001

Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Brachyrhaphis hessfeldi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Brachyrhaphis holdridgei
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis olomina (Meek, 1914)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Brachyrhaphis olomina
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Brachyrhaphis parismina
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Brachyrhaphis punctifer
[]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora
[]

Photo by Dibble, I.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis roseni Bussing, 1988

Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Brachyrhaphis roseni
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Brachyrhaphis roswithae
[]

Photo by Dibble, I.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis terrabensis (Regan, 1907)

Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Brachyrhaphis terrabensis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm
Carlhubbsia kidderi (Hubbs, 1936)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Carlhubbsia kidderi
[Champoton gambusia]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Carlhubbsia stuarti Rosen & Bailey, 1959

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Carlhubbsia stuarti
[Barred livebearer]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cnesterodon brevirostratus
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm
Cnesterodon carnegiei Haseman, 1911

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Cnesterodon carnegiei
[]

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Cnesterodon decemmaculatus (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Cnesterodon decemmaculatus
[Ten spotted live-bearer]
No picture found
South America

 
Cnesterodon holopteros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Cnesterodon hypselurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Cnesterodon iguape
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Cnesterodon omorgmatos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Cnesterodon pirai
[]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Cnesterodon raddai Meyer & Etzel, 2001

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Cnesterodon raddai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Cnesterodon septentrionalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Fluviphylax obscurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Fluviphylax palikur
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Fluviphylax pygmaeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Fluviphylax simplex
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Fluviphylax zonatus
[]

Photo by Aland, G.

North and Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Gambusia affinis
[Mosquitofish]

Photo by Dibble, I.

North America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Gambusia alvarezi Hubbs & Springer, 1957

Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Gambusia alvarezi
[Yellowfin gambusia]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Gambusia amistadensis Peden, 1973

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Gambusia amistadensis
[Amistad gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4 cm

 
Gambusia atrora
[Blackfin gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4 cm

 
Gambusia aurata
[Golden gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Gambusia baracoana
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Gambusia beebei
[Miragoane gambusia]
No picture found
Central America

 
Gambusia bucheri
[]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Gambusia clarkhubbsi Garrett & Edwards, 2003

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Gambusia clarkhubbsi
[San Felipe gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6 cm

 
Gambusia dominicensis
[Dominican gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Gambusia echeagarayi
[Maya gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Gambusia eurystoma
[Widemouth gambusia]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Gambusia gaigei Hubbs, 1929

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Gambusia gaigei
[Big Bend gambusia]

Photo by Allen, Jr., W.

North America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Gambusia geiseri Hubbs & Hubbs, 1957

Photo by Allen, Jr., W.
 
Gambusia geiseri
[Largespring gambusia]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Gambusia georgei
[San Marcos gambusia]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Gambusia heterochir
[Clear Creek gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Gambusia hispaniolae
[Hispaniolan gambusia]

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.

Introduced worldwide in t
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gambusia holbrooki Girard, 1859

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.
 
Gambusia holbrooki
[Eastern mosquitofish]

Photo by Contreras-Balderas, S.

North America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Gambusia hurtadoi Hubbs & Springer, 1957

Photo by Contreras-Balderas, S.
 
Gambusia hurtadoi
[Crescent gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6 cm

 
Gambusia krumholzi
[Spotfin gambusia]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm

 
Gambusia lemaitrei
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Gambusia longispinis
[Cuatrocienegas gambusia]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Gambusia luma Rosen & Bailey, 1963

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Gambusia luma
[Sleek mosquitofish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Gambusia manni
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Gambusia marshi
[Robust gambusia]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

Central America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Gambusia melapleura (Gosse, 1851)

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Gambusia melapleura
[Striped gambusia]
No picture found
Central America

 
Gambusia monticola
[]
No picture found
North America

 
Gambusia myersi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Gambusia nicaraguensis
[Nicaraguan mosquitofish]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Gambusia nobilis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Gambusia nobilis
[Pecos gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm

 
Gambusia panuco
[Panuco gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Gambusia pseudopunctata
[Tiburon Peninsula gambusia]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Gambusia punctata Poey, 1854

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Gambusia punctata
[Cuban gambusia]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Gambusia puncticulata Poey, 1854

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Gambusia puncticulata
[Caribbean gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Gambusia quadruncus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm

 
Gambusia regani
[Forlon gambusia]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Gambusia rhizophorae Rivas, 1969

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gambusia rhizophorae
[Mangrove gambusia]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Gambusia senilis Girard, 1859

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Gambusia senilis
[Blotched gambusia]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

North America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Gambusia sexradiata Hubbs, 1936

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Gambusia sexradiata
[Teardrop mosquito]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Gambusia speciosa Girard, 1859

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Gambusia speciosa
[Tex-Mex gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6 cm

 
Gambusia vittata
[Gulf gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Gambusia wrayi
[Wray's gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Gambusia xanthosoma
[Cayman gambusia]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gambusia yucatana Regan, 1914

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Gambusia yucatana
[Yucatan gambusia]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Gambusia zarskei
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Girardinus creolus Garman, 1895

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Girardinus creolus
[Creole topminnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Girardinus cubensis
[Cuban topminnow]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Girardinus denticulatus Garman, 1895

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Girardinus denticulatus
[Toothy topminnow]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Girardinus falcatus (Eigenmann, 1903)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Girardinus falcatus
[Goldbelly topminnow]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Girardinus metallicus Poey, 1854

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Girardinus metallicus
[Metallic livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Girardinus microdactylus
[Smallfinger topminnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Girardinus uninotatus
[Singlespot topminnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm

 
Heterandria attenuata
[]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America
Max. Length 3.6 cm TL
Heterandria formosa Girard, 1859

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Heterandria formosa
[Least killifish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Heterandria tuxtlaensis McEachran & Dewitt, 2008

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Heterandria tuxtlaensis
[Livebearing fish]

Photo by Gómez González, A.E.

North America

Heterophallus milleri Radda, 1987

Photo by Gómez González, A.E.
 
Heterophallus milleri
[Grijalva gambusia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Heterophallus rachovii
[Coatzacoalcos gambusia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax leki
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax moke
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax ndeko
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax paucisquamatus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Hylopanchax silvestris (Poll & Lambert, 1958)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hylopanchax silvestris
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Hylopanchax stictopleuron
[Blue lampeye]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Hypsopanchax catenatus Radda, 1981

Photo by RMCA
 
Hypsopanchax catenatus
[Chain lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Hypsopanchax jobaerti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Hypsopanchax jubbi
[Southern deepbody]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Hypsopanchax platysternus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hypsopanchax platysternus
[Zaire lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Hypsopanchax stiassnyae
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Hypsopanchax zebra (Pellegrin, 1929)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hypsopanchax zebra
[Zebra lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Laciris pelagicus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.8 cm TL

 
Lacustricola atripinna
[]

Photo by Grimm, M.

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Lacustricola bukobanus (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Lacustricola bukobanus
[Bukoba lampeye]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm TL
Lacustricola centralis (Seegers, 1996)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Lacustricola centralis
[Cental east african lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Lacustricola jeanneli
[Omo lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Lacustricola kassenjiensis
[Kasenye lampeye]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Lacustricola katangae (Boulenger, 1912)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Lacustricola katangae
[Striped topminnow]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Lacustricola kongoranensis
[Kongoro lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Lacustricola lacustris
[Kibiti Lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Lacustricola lualabaensis
[Lualaba lampeye]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Lacustricola macrurus (Boulenger, 1904)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Lacustricola macrurus
[Big tailed lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Lacustricola maculatus
[Spotted lampeye]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm TL
Lacustricola matthesi (Seegers, 1996)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Lacustricola matthesi
[Saisi lampeye]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Lacustricola mediolateralis (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Lacustricola mediolateralis
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Lacustricola moeruensis (Boulenger, 1914)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Lacustricola moeruensis
[Moero lampeye]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Lacustricola myaposae (Boulenger, 1908)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Lacustricola myaposae
[Natal topminnow]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Lacustricola nigrolateralis (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Lacustricola nigrolateralis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Lacustricola omoculatus
[Ruaha lampeye]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Lacustricola pumilus (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Lacustricola pumilus
[Tanganyika lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Lacustricola usanguensis
[Usangu lampeye]

Photo by Grimm, M.

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Lacustricola vitschumbaensis (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Lacustricola vitschumbaensis
[Bitschumbi lampeye]

Photo by Melandri, G.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Lamprichthys tanganicanus (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Melandri, G.
 
Lamprichthys tanganicanus
[Tanganyika killifish]

Photo by Karma Farm Aquatics

Central America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Limia caymanensis Rivas & Fink, 1970

Photo by Karma Farm Aquatics
 
Limia caymanensis
[Grand Cayman limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Limia dominicensis
[Tiburon Peninsula limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Limia fuscomaculata
[Blotched limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Limia garnieri
[Garnier's limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Limia grossidens
[Largetooth limia]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm
Limia heterandria Regan, 1913

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Limia heterandria
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Limia immaculata
[Plain limia]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Limia melanogaster (Günther, 1866)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Limia melanogaster
[Blackbelly limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Limia melanonotata
[Blackbanded limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Limia miragoanensis
[Miragoane limia]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Limia nigrofasciata Regan, 1913

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Limia nigrofasciata
[Blackbarred limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Limia ornata
[Ornate limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Limia pauciradiata
[Few-rayed limia]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Limia perugiae (Evermann & Clark, 1906)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Limia perugiae
[Perugia's limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Limia rivasi
[Rivas's limia]

Photo by Coletti, T.

Central America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Limia sulphurophila Rivas, 1980

Photo by Coletti, T.
 
Limia sulphurophila
[Sulfur limia]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Limia tridens (Hilgendorf, 1889)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Limia tridens
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Limia versicolor
[Varicolored limia]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Limia vittata (Guichenot, 1853)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Limia vittata
[Cuban limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Limia yaguajali
[Yaguajal limia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Limia zonata
[Striped limia]

Photo by Grimm, M.

Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Micropanchax antinorii (Vinciguerra, 1883)

Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Micropanchax antinorii
[Black lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Micropanchax bracheti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Micropanchax camerunensis
[Cameroon lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Micropanchax ehrichi
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Micropanchax fuelleborni (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Micropanchax fuelleborni
[Lake Rukwa lampeye]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Micropanchax hutereaui (Boulenger, 1913)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Micropanchax hutereaui
[Meshscaled topminnow]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Micropanchax johnstoni (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Micropanchax johnstoni
[Johnston's topminnow]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Micropanchax keilhacki
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Micropanchax kingii
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Micropanchax loati (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Micropanchax loati
[Nile killifish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Micropanchax pfaffi
[Pfaff's lampeye]

Photo by KMFRI

Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Micropanchax rudolfianus (Worthington, 1932)

Photo by KMFRI
 
Micropanchax rudolfianus
[Lake Rudolf lampeye]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Micropanchax scheeli (Roman, 1971)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Micropanchax scheeli
[Scheel's lampeye]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Micropoecilia bifurca
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Micropoecilia branneri
[]

Photo by Noren, M.

South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Micropoecilia minima (Costa & Sarraf, 1997)

Photo by Noren, M.
 
Micropoecilia minima
[]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Central and South America
Max. Length 5 cm
Micropoecilia picta (Regan, 1913)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Micropoecilia picta
[Swamp guppies]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4 cm

 
Neoheterandria cana
[]

Photo by Baesler, S.

South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm
Neoheterandria elegans Henn, 1916

Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Neoheterandria elegans
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Neoheterandria tridentiger (Garman, 1895)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Neoheterandria tridentiger
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Pamphorichthys araguaiensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Pamphorichthys hasemani
[]

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm
Pamphorichthys hollandi (Henn, 1916)

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Pamphorichthys hollandi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Pamphorichthys minor
[Mini-molly]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Pamphorichthys pertapeh
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm

 
Pamphorichthys scalpridens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Pantanodon madagascariensis
[]

Photo by Milvertz, F.

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Pantanodon stuhlmanni (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Milvertz, F.
 
Pantanodon stuhlmanni
[Eastcoast lampeye]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Phallichthys amates (Miller, 1907)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Phallichthys amates
[Merry widow livebearer]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm
Phallichthys fairweatheri Rosen & Bailey, 1959

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Phallichthys fairweatheri
[Picotee livebearer]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Phallichthys quadripunctatus Bussing, 1979

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Phallichthys quadripunctatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Phallichthys tico Bussing, 1963

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Phallichthys tico
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Phalloceros alessandrae Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros alessandrae
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Phalloceros anisophallos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros anisophallos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Phalloceros aspilos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros aspilos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Phalloceros buckupi Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros buckupi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Phalloceros caudimaculatus (Hensel, 1868)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Phalloceros caudimaculatus
[Dusky millions fish]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Phalloceros elachistos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros elachistos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Phalloceros enneaktinos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros enneaktinos
[]

Photo by Maddern, M.

South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Phalloceros harpagos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Phalloceros harpagos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Phalloceros heptaktinos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros heptaktinos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Phalloceros leptokeras Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros leptokeras
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Phalloceros leticiae Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros leticiae
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Phalloceros lucenorum Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros lucenorum
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Phalloceros malabarbai Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros malabarbai
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Phalloceros megapolos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros megapolos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Phalloceros mikrommatos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros mikrommatos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Phalloceros ocellatus Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros ocellatus
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Phalloceros pellos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros pellos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Phalloceros reisi Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros reisi
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Phalloceros spiloura Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros spiloura
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Phalloceros titthos Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros titthos
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Phalloceros tupinamba Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros tupinamba
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Phalloceros uai Lucinda, 2008

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Phalloceros uai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Phalloptychus eigenmanni
[]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm
Phalloptychus januarius (Hensel, 1868)

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Phalloptychus januarius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Phallotorynus dispilos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Phallotorynus fasciolatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm

 
Phallotorynus jucundus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Phallotorynus pankalos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Phallotorynus psittakos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Phallotorynus victoriae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Plataplochilus cabindae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Plataplochilus chalcopyrus
[Flame lampeye]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Plataplochilus loemensis (Pellegrin, 1924)

Photo by RMCA
 
Plataplochilus loemensis
[Loeme lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Plataplochilus miltotaenia
[Red striped lampeye]

Photo by Noren, M.

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Plataplochilus ngaensis (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Noren, M.
 
Plataplochilus ngaensis
[Nga lampeye]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Plataplochilus terveri (Huber, 1981)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Plataplochilus terveri
[Terver's lampeye]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Platypanchax modestus (Pappenheim, 1914)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Platypanchax modestus
[Ruwenzori lampeye]
No picture found
Central America

 
Poecilia boesemani
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Poecilia butleri
[Pacific molly]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Poecilia catemaconis Miller, 1975

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Poecilia catemaconis
[Catemaco molly]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

Central and South America
Max. Length 6 cm NG
Poecilia caucana (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Poecilia caucana
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Poecilia caudofasciata
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poecilia chica
[Dwarf molly]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Poecilia dauli
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Poecilia dominicensis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Poecilia elegans
[Elegant molly]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Poecilia formosa (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poecilia formosa
[Amazon molly]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central and South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Poecilia gillii (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Poecilia gillii
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Poecilia hispaniolana
[Hispaniola molly]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Poecilia hondurensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Poecilia kempkesi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Poecilia koperi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America

Poecilia kykesis Poeser, 2002

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Poecilia kykesis
[]

Photo by Mensch, R.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Poecilia latipinna (Lesueur, 1821)

Photo by Mensch, R.
 
Poecilia latipinna
[Sailfin molly]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

North and Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Poecilia latipunctata Meek, 1904

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Poecilia latipunctata
[Broadspotted molly]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Poecilia marcellinoi
[]

Photo by Coletti, T.

Central America
Max. Length 11 cm
Poecilia maylandi Meyer, 1983

Photo by Coletti, T.
 
Poecilia maylandi
[Balsas molly]
No picture found
South America

 
Poecilia mechthildae
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North and Central America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Poecilia mexicana Steindachner, 1863

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poecilia mexicana
[Shortfin molly]
No picture found
Central America

 
Poecilia nicholsi
[]
No picture found
Western Trinidad, Oropuch
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Poecilia obscura
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Poecilia orri Fowler, 1943

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poecilia orri
[Mangrove molly]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

South America
Max. Length 5 cm
Poecilia parae Eigenmann, 1894

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poecilia parae
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Poecilia petenensis
[Peten molly]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poecilia reticulata
[Guppy]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Poecilia rositae
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Central America

Poecilia salvatoris Regan, 1907

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Poecilia salvatoris
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Poecilia sarrafae
[]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central and South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poecilia sphenops
[Molly]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poecilia sulphuraria
[Sulphur molly]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Poecilia teresae
[Mountain molly]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Poecilia vandepolli
[]



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Aapticheilichthys websteri Africa 3.1 SL 2007
Alfaro cultratus Central America 8 1908
Alfaro huberi Central America 7 1923
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Africa 7 TL 1861
Belonesox belizanus Top minnow North and Central America 20 TL 1860
Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis Central America 7.5 1913
Brachyrhaphis episcopi Central America 5 1878
Brachyrhaphis hartwegi Soconusco gambusia Central America 5 1963
Brachyrhaphis hessfeldi Central America 5.5 TL 2001
Brachyrhaphis holdridgei Central America 5 SL 1967
Brachyrhaphis olomina Central America 6 SL 1914
Brachyrhaphis parismina Central America 7 TL 1912
Brachyrhaphis punctifer Central America 5 1926
Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora Central America 6 SL 1908
Brachyrhaphis roseni Central America 6 SL 1988
Brachyrhaphis roswithae Central America 5 TL 1998
Brachyrhaphis terrabensis Central America 6 SL 1907
Carlhubbsia kidderi Champoton gambusia Central America 6 1936
Carlhubbsia stuarti Barred livebearer Central America 5.5 SL 1959
Cnesterodon brevirostratus South America 4.4 SL 1993
Cnesterodon carnegiei South America 3.5 1911
Cnesterodon decemmaculatus Ten spotted live-bearer South America 4.5 TL 1842
Cnesterodon holopteros South America 2006
Cnesterodon hypselurus South America 3.1 SL 2001
Cnesterodon iguape South America 2.5 SL 2005
Cnesterodon omorgmatos South America 3.1 SL 2001
Cnesterodon pirai South America 2.8 SL 2009
Cnesterodon raddai South America 2.3 SL 2001
Cnesterodon septentrionalis South America 3 SL 1993
Fluviphylax obscurus South America 1.7 SL 1996
Fluviphylax palikur South America 1.4 SL 1999
Fluviphylax pygmaeus South America 2 SL 1955
Fluviphylax simplex South America 1.6 SL 1996
Fluviphylax zonatus South America 1.6 SL 1996
Gambusia affinis Mosquitofish North and Central America 7 TL 1853
Gambusia alvarezi Yellowfin gambusia North America 4 TL 1957
Gambusia amistadensis Amistad gambusia North America 3.5 SL 1973
Gambusia atrora Blackfin gambusia Central America 4 1963
Gambusia aurata Golden gambusia Central America 4 1970
Gambusia baracoana Central America 3.5 1944
Gambusia beebei Miragoane gambusia Central America 5.9 SL 1935
Gambusia bucheri Central America 1944
Gambusia clarkhubbsi San Felipe gambusia North America 5.8 SL 2003
Gambusia dominicensis Dominican gambusia Central America 6 1913
Gambusia echeagarayi Maya gambusia Central America 3.5 1952
Gambusia eurystoma Widemouth gambusia Central America 3.5 TL 1975
Gambusia gaigei Big Bend gambusia North America 5.4 TL 1929
Gambusia geiseri Largespring gambusia North America 4.4 TL 1957
Gambusia georgei San Marcos gambusia North America 4 SL 1969
Gambusia heterochir Clear Creek gambusia North America 5.4 TL 1957
Gambusia hispaniolae Hispaniolan gambusia Central America 5.2 SL 1971
Gambusia holbrooki Eastern mosquitofish Introduced worldwide in t 8 TL 1859
Gambusia hurtadoi Crescent gambusia North America 3.5 TL 1957
Gambusia krumholzi Spotfin gambusia Central America 6 1963
Gambusia lemaitrei South America 4 1950
Gambusia longispinis Cuatrocienegas gambusia North America 5 TL 1962
Gambusia luma Sleek mosquitofish Central America 4.2 SL 1963
Gambusia manni Central America 6.5 TL 1927
Gambusia marshi Robust gambusia North America 2.4 SL 1962
Gambusia melapleura Striped gambusia Central America 5.9 SL 1851
Gambusia monticola Central America 1971
Gambusia myersi North America 1925
Gambusia nicaraguensis Nicaraguan mosquitofish Central America 4.1 SL 1866
Gambusia nobilis Pecos gambusia North America 4.8 TL 1853
Gambusia panuco Panuco gambusia Central America 5.5 1926
Gambusia pseudopunctata Tiburon Peninsula gambusia Central America 5.5 SL 1969
Gambusia punctata Cuban gambusia Central America 7 SL 1854
Gambusia puncticulata Caribbean gambusia Central America 5.5 SL 1854
Gambusia quadruncus Central America 2.8 SL 2012
Gambusia regani Forlon gambusia Central America 4.5 1926
Gambusia rhizophorae Mangrove gambusia North America 5 TL 1969
Gambusia senilis Blotched gambusia North America 5.5 TL 1859
Gambusia sexradiata Teardrop mosquito North America 3.5 SL 1936
Gambusia speciosa Tex-Mex gambusia North America 5 TL 1859
Gambusia vittata Gulf gambusia Central America 6 1926
Gambusia wrayi Wray's gambusia Central America 5.6 SL 1913
Gambusia xanthosoma Cayman gambusia Central America 3.6 SL 1983
Gambusia yucatana Yucatan gambusia Central America 8 TL 1914
Gambusia zarskei North America 2.9 SL 2010
Girardinus creolus Creole topminnow Central America 7 SL 1895
Girardinus cubensis Cuban topminnow Central America 4.6 SL 1903
Girardinus denticulatus Toothy topminnow Central America 9.3 SL 1895
Girardinus falcatus Goldbelly topminnow Central America 8.5 SL 1903
Girardinus metallicus Metallic livebearer Central America 9 TL 1854
Girardinus microdactylus Smallfinger topminnow Central America 6.3 SL 1944
Girardinus uninotatus Singlespot topminnow Central America 8.4 SL 1860
Heterandria attenuata Central America 7 1979
Heterandria formosa Least killifish North America 3.6 TL 1859
Heterandria tuxtlaensis Livebearing fish South America 7.2 SL 2008
Heterophallus milleri Grijalva gambusia North America 1987
Heterophallus rachovii Coatzacoalcos gambusia Central America 3.5 1914
Hylopanchax leki Africa 2.9 SL 2013
Hylopanchax moke Africa 2.1 SL 2013
Hylopanchax ndeko Africa 3 SL 2013
Hylopanchax paucisquamatus Africa 2.6 SL 2014
Hylopanchax silvestris Africa 4 SL 1958
Hylopanchax stictopleuron Blue lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1949
Hypsopanchax catenatus Chain lampeye Africa 6 TL 1981
Hypsopanchax jobaerti Africa 4.5 TL 1965
Hypsopanchax jubbi Southern deepbody Africa 5 TL 1965
Hypsopanchax platysternus Zaire lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1917
Hypsopanchax stiassnyae Africa 3.0 SL 2015
Hypsopanchax zebra Zebra lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1929
Laciris pelagicus Africa 8 TL 1932
Lacustricola atripinna Africa 3.8 TL 1896
Lacustricola bukobanus Bukoba lampeye Africa 5 TL 1924
Lacustricola centralis Cental east african lampeye Africa 3.3 TL 1996
Lacustricola jeanneli Omo lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1935
Lacustricola kassenjiensis Kasenye lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1924
Lacustricola katangae Striped topminnow Africa 4.5 TL 1912
Lacustricola kongoranensis Kongoro lampeye Africa 4 TL 1924
Lacustricola lacustris Kibiti Lampeye Africa 4 TL 1984
Lacustricola lualabaensis Lualaba lampeye Africa 4 TL 1938
Lacustricola macrurus Big tailed lampeye Africa 5 TL 1904
Lacustricola maculatus Spotted lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1957
Lacustricola matthesi Saisi lampeye Africa 3.9 TL 1996
Lacustricola mediolateralis Africa 5 TL 1967
Lacustricola moeruensis Moero lampeye Africa 4 TL 1914
Lacustricola myaposae Natal topminnow Africa 5.5 TL 1908
Lacustricola nigrolateralis Africa 4 TL 1967
Lacustricola omoculatus Ruaha lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1977
Lacustricola pumilus Tanganyika lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1906
Lacustricola usanguensis Usangu lampeye Africa 3 TL 1977
Lacustricola vitschumbaensis Bitschumbi lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1924
Lamprichthys tanganicanus Tanganyika killifish Africa 15 SL 1898
Limia caymanensis Grand Cayman limia Central America 3.2 SL 1970
Limia dominicensis Tiburon Peninsula limia Central America 2.7 SL 1846
Limia fuscomaculata Blotched limia Central America 3.9 SL 1980
Limia garnieri Garnier's limia Central America 2.9 SL 1980
Limia grossidens Largetooth limia Central America 4.0 SL 1980
Limia heterandria South America 4 1913
Limia immaculata Plain limia Central America 3.8 SL 1980
Limia melanogaster Blackbelly limia Central America 5 SL 1866
Limia melanonotata Blackbanded limia Central America 6 SL 1923
Limia miragoanensis Miragoane limia Central America 4.0 SL 1980
Limia nigrofasciata Blackbarred limia Central America 5.2 SL 1913
Limia ornata Ornate limia Central America 4.5 SL 1913
Limia pauciradiata Few-rayed limia Central America 5.2 SL 1980
Limia perugiae Perugia's limia Central America 10 TL 1906
Limia rivasi Rivas's limia Central America 3.1 SL 1983
Limia sulphurophila Sulfur limia Central America 4.3 SL 1980
Limia tridens Central America 4 TL 1889
Limia versicolor Varicolored limia Central America 4.5 SL 1866
Limia vittata Cuban limia Central America 10 TL 1853
Limia yaguajali Yaguajal limia Central America 5.1 SL 1980
Limia zonata Striped limia Central America 3.2 SL 1915
Micropanchax antinorii Black lampeye Africa 4.5 TL 1883
Micropanchax bracheti Africa 3 TL 1983
Micropanchax camerunensis Cameroon lampeye Africa 3 TL 1971
Micropanchax ehrichi Africa 4 TL 1994
Micropanchax fuelleborni Lake Rukwa lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1924
Micropanchax hutereaui Meshscaled topminnow Africa 3.5 TL 1913
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Africa 8.5 TL 1894
Micropanchax keilhacki Africa 2.5 TL 1928
Micropanchax kingii Africa 3.5 TL 1913
Micropanchax loati Nile killifish Africa 4 TL 1901
Micropanchax pfaffi Pfaff's lampeye Africa 3.5 SL 1954
Micropanchax rudolfianus Lake Rudolf lampeye Africa 3 TL 1932
Micropanchax scheeli Scheel's lampeye Africa 4 TL 1971
Micropoecilia bifurca South America 3 TL 1909
Micropoecilia branneri South America 4 TL 1894
Micropoecilia minima South America 2.4 SL 1997
Micropoecilia picta Swamp guppies Central and South America 5 1913
Neoheterandria cana Central America 4 1913
Neoheterandria elegans South America 2.5 1916
Neoheterandria tridentiger Central America 5 1895
Pamphorichthys araguaiensis South America 2.5 SL 1991
Pamphorichthys hasemani South America 2.5 TL 1916
Pamphorichthys hollandi South America 4.5 1916
Pamphorichthys minor Mini-molly South America 1.7 SL 1895
Pamphorichthys pertapeh South America 1.7 SL 2008
Pamphorichthys scalpridens South America 4 1895
Pantanodon madagascariensis Africa 3.4 TL 1963
Pantanodon stuhlmanni Eastcoast lampeye Africa 5 TL 1924
Phallichthys amates Merry widow livebearer Central America 7 SL 1907
Phallichthys fairweatheri Picotee livebearer Central America 4.5 1959
Phallichthys quadripunctatus Central America 3.5 SL 1979
Phallichthys tico Central America 3.5 SL 1963
Phalloceros alessandrae South America 2.5 SL 2008
Phalloceros anisophallos South America 4.5 SL 2008
Phalloceros aspilos South America 3.8 SL 2008
Phalloceros buckupi South America 3.3 SL 2008
Phalloceros caudimaculatus Dusky millions fish South America 6 TL 1868
Phalloceros elachistos South America 2.8 SL 2008
Phalloceros enneaktinos South America 3.6 SL 2008
Phalloceros harpagos South America 4.7 SL 2008
Phalloceros heptaktinos South America 3.0 SL 2008
Phalloceros leptokeras South America 3.7 SL 2008
Phalloceros leticiae South America 1.7 SL 2008
Phalloceros lucenorum South America 3.7 SL 2008
Phalloceros malabarbai South America 3.2 SL 2008
Phalloceros megapolos South America 4.0 SL 2008
Phalloceros mikrommatos South America 2.7 SL 2008
Phalloceros ocellatus South America 2.5 SL 2008
Phalloceros pellos South America 3.3 SL 2008
Phalloceros reisi South America 5.0 SL 2008
Phalloceros spiloura South America 3.4 SL 2008
Phalloceros titthos South America 4.5 SL 2008
Phalloceros tupinamba South America 4.4 SL 2008
Phalloceros uai South America 3.4 SL 2008
Phalloptychus eigenmanni South America 3.5 1916
Phalloptychus januarius South America 4 1868
Phallotorynus dispilos South America 2.5 SL 2005
Phallotorynus fasciolatus South America 3.5 1916
Phallotorynus jucundus South America 3 1930
Phallotorynus pankalos South America 2.8 SL 2005
Phallotorynus psittakos South America 2.4 SL 2005
Phallotorynus victoriae South America 2.3 SL 1983
Plataplochilus cabindae Africa 5 TL 1911
Plataplochilus chalcopyrus Flame lampeye Africa 3.1 SL 1963
Plataplochilus loemensis Loeme lampeye Africa 6 TL 1924
Plataplochilus miltotaenia Red striped lampeye Africa 5 TL 1963
Plataplochilus ngaensis Nga lampeye Africa 5 TL 1924
Plataplochilus terveri Terver's lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1981
Platypanchax modestus Ruwenzori lampeye Africa 6 TL 1914
Poecilia boesemani Central America 2003
Poecilia butleri Pacific molly Central America 8 TL 1889
Poecilia catemaconis Catemaco molly Central America 10.5 TL 1975
Poecilia caucana Central and South America 6 NG 1880
Poecilia caudofasciata Central America 1913
Poecilia chica Dwarf molly North America 5 TL 1975
Poecilia dauli South America 1.9 SL 2000
Poecilia dominicensis Central America 1906
Poecilia elegans Elegant molly Central America 4.6 SL 1948
Poecilia formosa Amazon molly North America 9.6 TL 1859
Poecilia gillii Central and South America 10.5 TL 1863
Poecilia hispaniolana Hispaniola molly Central America 5.9 SL 1978
Poecilia hondurensis Central America 6.3 SL 2011
Poecilia kempkesi South America 2013
Poecilia koperi South America 2003
Poecilia kykesis Central America 2002
Poecilia latipinna Sailfin molly North America 15 TL 1821
Poecilia latipunctata Broadspotted molly North and Central America 6 TL 1904
Poecilia marcellinoi Central America 6.3 SL 1995
Poecilia maylandi Balsas molly Central America 11 1983
Poecilia mechthildae South America 2002
Poecilia mexicana Shortfin molly North and Central America 11 SL 1863
Poecilia nicholsi Central America 1931
Poecilia obscura Western Trinidad, Oropuch 1.5 SL 2009
Poecilia orri Mangrove molly Central America 5.6 SL 1943
Poecilia parae South America 5 1894
Poecilia petenensis Peten molly Central America 12 TL 1866
Poecilia reticulata Guppy South America 6 SL 1859
Poecilia rositae Central America 5.0 SL 2004
Poecilia salvatoris Central America 1907
Poecilia sarrafae South America 2011
Poecilia sphenops Molly Central and South America 7.5 SL 1846
Poecilia sulphuraria Sulphur molly Central America 5 TL 1948
Poecilia teresae Mountain molly Central America 5.0 SL 1990
Poecilia vandepolli Central America 4.5 TL 1887



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