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Family: Amblyopsidae Cavefishes



(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Amblyopsis rosae (Eigenmann, 1898)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Amblyopsis rosae
[Ozark cavefish]
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North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Amblyopsis spelaea
[Northern cavefish]

Photo by Coleman, P.S.

North America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Chologaster cornuta Agassiz, 1853

Photo by Coleman, P.S.
 
Chologaster cornuta
[Swampfish]

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Forbesichthys agassizii (Putnam, 1872)

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.
 
Forbesichthys agassizii
[Spring cavefish]

Photo by Olson-Ringby, M.

North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Cooper & Kuehne, 1974

Photo by Olson-Ringby, M.
 
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni
[Alabama cavefish]

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Typhlichthys subterraneus Girard, 1859

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.
 
Typhlichthys subterraneus
[Southern cavefish]
6 Species of Family Amblyopsidae
(Cavefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1898 Amblyopsis rosae Ozark cavefish North America 6.2 TL
1842 Amblyopsis spelaea Northern cavefish North America 11 TL
1853 Chologaster cornuta Swampfish North America 6.8 TL
1872 Forbesichthys agassizii Spring cavefish North America 9 TL
1974 Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Alabama cavefish North America 7.2 TL
1859 Typhlichthys subterraneus Southern cavefish North America 9 TL



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