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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Fundulidae Topminnows and killifishes

Genus: Fundulus

(See list of species below)



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39 species (see list below)

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North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Fundulus albolineatus
[Whiteline topminnow]

Photo by Outerbridge, M.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.9 cm TL
Fundulus bermudae Günther, 1874

Photo by Outerbridge, M.
 
Fundulus bermudae
[Bermuda killifish]

Photo by Welsh, D.P.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Fundulus bifax Cashner & Rogers, 1988

Photo by Welsh, D.P.
 
Fundulus bifax
[Stippled studfish]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fundulus blairae Wiley & Hall, 1975

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Fundulus blairae
[Western starhead topminnow]

Photo by Brill, J.

North America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Fundulus catenatus (Storer, 1846)

Photo by Brill, J.
 
Fundulus catenatus
[Northern studfish]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Fundulus chrysotus (Günther, 1866)

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Fundulus chrysotus
[Golden topminnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Fundulus cingulatus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus cingulatus
[Banded topminnow]

Photo by Welsh, D.P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fundulus confluentus Goode & Bean, 1879

Photo by Welsh, D.P.
 
Fundulus confluentus
[Marsh killifish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Fundulus diaphanus (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus diaphanus
[Banded killifish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Fundulus dispar (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus dispar
[Starhead topminnow]

Photo by Burkhead, N.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Fundulus escambiae (Bollman, 1887)

Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Fundulus escambiae
[Russetfin topminnow]

Photo by Welsh, D.P.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Fundulus euryzonus Suttkus & Cashner, 1981

Photo by Welsh, D.P.
 
Fundulus euryzonus
[Broadstripe topminnow]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Fundulus grandis Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Fundulus grandis
[Gulf killifish]

Photo by Aarud, T.

Central America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Fundulus grandissimus Hubbs, 1936

Photo by Aarud, T.
 
Fundulus grandissimus
[Giant killifish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Fundulus heteroclitus
[Mummichog]

Photo by Grammer, G.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Fundulus jenkinsi (Evermann, 1892)

Photo by Grammer, G.L.
 
Fundulus jenkinsi
[Saltmarsh topminnow]

Photo by Welsh, D.P.

North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Fundulus julisia Williams & Etnier, 1982

Photo by Welsh, D.P.
 
Fundulus julisia
[Barrens topminnow]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Fundulus kansae Garman, 1895

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Fundulus kansae
[Northern plains killifish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Fundulus lima
[Killifish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Fundulus lineolatus (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus lineolatus
[Lined topminnow]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Fundulus luciae (Baird, 1855)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Fundulus luciae
[Spotfin killifish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Fundulus majalis (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus majalis
[Striped killifish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fundulus notatus (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus notatus
[Blackstripe topminnow]

Photo by Welsh, D.P.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Fundulus nottii (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by Welsh, D.P.
 
Fundulus nottii
[Bayou topminnow]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fundulus olivaceus (Storer, 1845)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Fundulus olivaceus
[Blackspotted topminnow]

Photo by Talley, D.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10.8 cm TL
Fundulus parvipinnis Girard, 1854

Photo by Talley, D.
 
Fundulus parvipinnis
[California killifish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Fundulus persimilis
[Yucatan killifish]
No picture found
Central America

 
Fundulus philpisteri
[]

Photo by Jonah's Aquarium

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Fundulus pulvereus (Evermann, 1892)

Photo by Jonah's Aquarium
 
Fundulus pulvereus
[Bayou killifish]

Photo by Royal, C.

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fundulus rathbuni Jordan & Meek, 1889

Photo by Royal, C.
 
Fundulus rathbuni
[Speckled killifish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Fundulus relictus
[Lover's Lake killifish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Fundulus rubrifrons (Jordan, 1880)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Fundulus rubrifrons
[Redface topminnow]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Fundulus saguanus
[]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Fundulus sciadicus Cope, 1865

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus sciadicus
[Plains topminnow]

Photo by Welsh, D.P.

North America
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Fundulus seminolis Girard, 1859

Photo by Welsh, D.P.
 
Fundulus seminolis
[Seminole killifish]

Photo by Christie, B.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Fundulus similis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Fundulus similis
[Longnose killifish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Fundulus stellifer
[Southern studfish]

Photo by Burge, E.J.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Fundulus waccamensis Hubbs & Raney, 1946

Photo by Burge, E.J.
 
Fundulus waccamensis
[Waccamaw killifish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fundulus zebrinus Jordan & Gilbert, 1883

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Fundulus zebrinus
[Plains killifish]
39 Species of Family Fundulidae with Genus Fundulus
(Topminnows and killifishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1891 Fundulus albolineatus Whiteline topminnow North America 9 TL
1874 Fundulus bermudae Bermuda killifish Western Central Atlantic 12.9 TL
1988 Fundulus bifax Stippled studfish North America 12 TL
1975 Fundulus blairae Western starhead topminnow North America 8 TL
1846 Fundulus catenatus Northern studfish North America 20 TL
1866 Fundulus chrysotus Golden topminnow North America 8.5 TL
1846 Fundulus cingulatus Banded topminnow North America 7.8 TL
1879 Fundulus confluentus Marsh killifish Western Atlantic 8 TL
1817 Fundulus diaphanus Banded killifish North America 13 TL
1854 Fundulus dispar Starhead topminnow North America 6 TL
1887 Fundulus escambiae Russetfin topminnow North America 6 TL
1981 Fundulus euryzonus Broadstripe topminnow North America 9 TL
1853 Fundulus grandis Gulf killifish Western Atlantic 18 TL
1936 Fundulus grandissimus Giant killifish Central America 20 TL
1766 Fundulus heteroclitus Mummichog Western Atlantic 15 TL
1892 Fundulus jenkinsi Saltmarsh topminnow Western Atlantic 5.5 TL
1982 Fundulus julisia Barrens topminnow North America 7 TL
1895 Fundulus kansae Northern plains killifish North America 10 TL
1894 Fundulus lima Killifish Central America 10 TL
1854 Fundulus lineolatus Lined topminnow North America 8.4 TL
1855 Fundulus luciae Spotfin killifish Western Atlantic 5 TL
1792 Fundulus majalis Striped killifish Western Atlantic 15 TL
1820 Fundulus notatus Blackstripe topminnow North America 8 TL
1854 Fundulus nottii Bayou topminnow North America 6 TL
1845 Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted topminnow North America 8 TL
1854 Fundulus parvipinnis California killifish Eastern Pacific 10.8 TL
1955 Fundulus persimilis Yucatan killifish Central America 15 TL
2007 Fundulus philpisteri Central America
1892 Fundulus pulvereus Bayou killifish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL
1889 Fundulus rathbuni Speckled killifish North America 8 TL
1988 Fundulus relictus Lover's Lake killifish North America 9.7 TL
1880 Fundulus rubrifrons Redface topminnow North America 7.8 TL
1948 Fundulus saguanus North America 10 TL
1865 Fundulus sciadicus Plains topminnow North America 9 TL
1859 Fundulus seminolis Seminole killifish North America 12.5 TL
1853 Fundulus similis Longnose killifish Western Atlantic 12 TL
1877 Fundulus stellifer Southern studfish North America 18 TL
1946 Fundulus waccamensis Waccamaw killifish North America 10 TL
1883 Fundulus zebrinus Plains killifish North America 8 TL



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