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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinopsidae Neotropical silversides
Subfamily: Menidiinae
Genus: Atherinella

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35 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

North America

Atherinella alvarezi (Díaz-Pardo, 1972)

Photo by FAO
 
Atherinella alvarezi
[Gulf silverside]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella ammophila
[La Palma silverside]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Atherinella argentea Chernoff, 1986

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Atherinella argentea
[Moon silverside]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella balsana
[Balsas silverside]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Atherinella beani (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923)

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Atherinella beani
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Atherinella blackburni (Schultz, 1949)

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Atherinella blackburni
[Beach silverside]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Atherinella brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Atherinella brasiliensis
[Brazilian silversides]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella callida
[Cunning silverside]

Photo by Molina, A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Atherinella chagresi (Meek & Hildebrand, 1914)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Atherinella chagresi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Atherinella colombiensis
[]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella crystallina
[Blackfin silverside]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella elegans
[Fuerte silverside]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Atherinella eriarcha Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Atherinella eriarcha
[Longfin silverside]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Atherinella guatemalensis (Günther, 1864)

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Atherinella guatemalensis
[Guatemala silverside]
No picture found
Central America

 
Atherinella guija
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Atherinella hubbsi (Bussing, 1979)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Atherinella hubbsi
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Atherinella jiloaensis
[]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella lisa
[Naked silverside]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella marvelae
[Eyipantla silverside]
No picture found
Central America

 
Atherinella meeki
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Atherinella milleri (Bussing, 1979)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Atherinella milleri
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Atherinella nepenthe (Myers & Wade, 1942)

Photo by FAO
 
Atherinella nepenthe
[Pitcher silverside]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Atherinella nesiotes
[Broadstripe silverside]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific

Atherinella nocturna (Myers & Wade, 1942)

Photo by FAO
 
Atherinella nocturna
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Atherinella pachylepis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by FAO
 
Atherinella pachylepis
[Thickscale silverside]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Atherinella pallida
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Atherinella panamensis Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Atherinella panamensis
[Panama silverside]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella pellosemeion
[Mancuernas silverside]

Photo by FAO

South America

Atherinella robbersi (Fowler, 1950)

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Atherinella robbersi
[]
No picture found
North America

 
Atherinella sallei
[Large-eye silverside]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Atherinella sardina
[]

Photo by Granados-Dieseldorff, P. & M. Christensen

North America

Atherinella schultzi (Álvarez & Carranza, 1952)

Photo by Granados-Dieseldorff, P. & M. Christensen
 
Atherinella schultzi
[Chimalapa silverside]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific

Atherinella serrivomer Chernoff, 1986

Photo by FAO
 
Atherinella serrivomer
[Bright silverside]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Atherinella starksi (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Atherinella starksi
[Star silverside]
No picture found
South America

 
Atherinella venezuelae
[]
35 Species of Family Atherinopsidae with Genus Atherinella
(Neotropical silversides)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1972 Atherinella alvarezi Gulf silverside North America
1984 Atherinella ammophila La Palma silverside North America
1986 Atherinella argentea Moon silverside Eastern Central Pacific 11.1 SL
1902 Atherinella balsana Balsas silverside North America
1923 Atherinella beani Western Central Atlantic
1949 Atherinella blackburni Beach silverside Western Central Atlantic 13 TL
1825 Atherinella brasiliensis Brazilian silversides Western Central Atlantic 16 TL
1986 Atherinella callida Cunning silverside North America
1914 Atherinella chagresi Western Central Atlantic 9 TL
1920 Atherinella colombiensis South America
1895 Atherinella crystallina Blackfin silverside North America
1986 Atherinella elegans Fuerte silverside North America
1882 Atherinella eriarcha Longfin silverside Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL
1864 Atherinella guatemalensis Guatemala silverside Eastern Central Pacific 7.5 SL
1925 Atherinella guija Central America
1979 Atherinella hubbsi Central America 7 TL
1979 Atherinella jiloaensis Central America
1904 Atherinella lisa Naked silverside North America
1982 Atherinella marvelae Eyipantla silverside North America
1907 Atherinella meeki Central America
1979 Atherinella milleri Western Central Atlantic 5.5 TL
1942 Atherinella nepenthe Pitcher silverside Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
1942 Atherinella nesiotes Broadstripe silverside Eastern Pacific 10 SL
1942 Atherinella nocturna Southeast Pacific
1864 Atherinella pachylepis Thickscale silverside Eastern Pacific 16 TL
1944 Atherinella pallida Eastern Central Pacific
1875 Atherinella panamensis Panama silverside Eastern Pacific 11 TL
1986 Atherinella pellosemeion Mancuernas silverside North America
1950 Atherinella robbersi South America
1903 Atherinella sallei Large-eye silverside North America
1907 Atherinella sardina Central America 5.5 TL
1952 Atherinella schultzi Chimalapa silverside North America
1986 Atherinella serrivomer Bright silverside Eastern Pacific
1923 Atherinella starksi Star silverside Eastern Central Pacific 11 SL
1920 Atherinella venezuelae South America



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