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Family: Aplocheilidae Killifishes



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Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Aplocheilus blockii Arnold, 1911

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aplocheilus blockii
[Green panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Aplocheilus dayi Steindachner, 1892

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Aplocheilus dayi
[Ceylon killifish]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Berkenkamp & Etzel, 1986

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Aplocheilus kirchmayeri
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Aplocheilus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Prins, E.
 
Aplocheilus lineatus
[Striped panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Aplocheilus panchax (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Aplocheilus panchax
[Blue panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Aplocheilus parvus (Sundara Raj, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Aplocheilus parvus
[Dwarf panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Aplocheilus werneri Meinken, 1966

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Aplocheilus werneri
[Werner's killifish]



Africa
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Pachypanchax arnoulti Loiselle, 2006

Photo by Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Pachypanchax arnoulti
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pachypanchax omalonotus (Duméril, 1861)

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Pachypanchax omalonotus
[Powder-blue panchax]



Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Pachypanchax patriciae Loiselle, 2006

Photo by Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Pachypanchax patriciae
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Pachypanchax playfairii (Günther, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Pachypanchax playfairii
[Golden panchax]



Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pachypanchax sakaramyi (Holly, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Pachypanchax sakaramyi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pachypanchax sparksorum Loiselle, 2006

Photo by Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Pachypanchax sparksorum
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Pachypanchax varatraza Loiselle, 2006

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Pachypanchax varatraza
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14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aplocheilus blockii Green panchax Asia 6 TL 1911
Aplocheilus dayi Ceylon killifish Asia 9 TL 1892
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Asia 5 TL 1986
Aplocheilus lineatus Striped panchax Asia 10 TL 1846
Aplocheilus panchax Blue panchax Asia 9 TL 1822
Aplocheilus parvus Dwarf panchax Asia 6.3 TL 1916
Aplocheilus werneri Werner's killifish Asia 7 TL 1966
Pachypanchax arnoulti Africa 5.9 SL 2006
Pachypanchax omalonotus Powder-blue panchax Africa 9.5 TL 1861
Pachypanchax patriciae Africa 5.2 SL 2006
Pachypanchax playfairii Golden panchax Africa 10 SL 1866
Pachypanchax sakaramyi Africa 9 TL 1928
Pachypanchax sparksorum Africa 5.5 SL 2006
Pachypanchax varatraza Africa 6.8 SL 2006



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