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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Goodeidae Splitfins
Subfamily: Goodeinae
Genus: Chapalichthys

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chapalichthys encaustus (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Chapalichthys encaustus
[Barred splitfin]

Photo by Moeremans, L.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chapalichthys pardalis Álvarez, 1963

Photo by Moeremans, L.
 
Chapalichthys pardalis
[Polka-dot splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm
Chapalichthys peraticus Álvarez, 1963

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Chapalichthys peraticus
[Alien splitfin]
3 Species of Family Goodeidae with Genus Chapalichthys
(Splitfins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1899 Chapalichthys encaustus Barred splitfin Central America 8 TL
1963 Chapalichthys pardalis Polka-dot splitfin Central America 7 TL
1963 Chapalichthys peraticus Alien splitfin Central America 6.5



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