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Family: Goodeidae Splitfins



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51 species (see list below)

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Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Allodontichthys hubbsi Miller & Uyeno, 1980

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allodontichthys hubbsi
[Whitepatched splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Allodontichthys polylepis Rauchenberger, 1988

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allodontichthys polylepis
[Finescale splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America

Allodontichthys tamazulae Turner, 1946

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allodontichthys tamazulae
[Tuxpan splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Allodontichthys zonistius (Hubbs, 1932)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allodontichthys zonistius
[Bandfin splitfin]

Photo by Dibble, I.

Central America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Alloophorus robustus (Bean, 1892)

Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Alloophorus robustus
[Bulldog goodeid]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm
Allotoca catarinae (de Buen, 1942)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allotoca catarinae
[Catarina allotoca]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 12 cm
Allotoca diazi (Meek, 1902)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allotoca diazi
[Patzcuaro allotoca]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Allotoca dugesii (Bean, 1887)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allotoca dugesii
[Opal allotoca]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Allotoca goslinei Smith & Miller, 1987

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Allotoca goslinei
[Banded allotoca]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm

 
Allotoca maculata
[Blackspot allotoca]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9 cm

 
Allotoca meeki
[Zirahuen allotica]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.5 cm

 
Allotoca regalis
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Allotoca zacapuensis Meyer, Radda & Domínguez-Domínguez, 2001

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Allotoca zacapuensis
[Zacapu allotoca]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ameca splendens Miller & Fitzsimons, 1971

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Ameca splendens
[Butterfly splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ataeniobius toweri (Meek, 1904)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Ataeniobius toweri
[Bluetail goodea]

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]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America

Characodon audax Smith & Miller, 1986

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Characodon audax
[Bold characodon]
No picture found
Central America

 
Characodon garmani
[Parras characodon]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Characodon lateralis Günther, 1866

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Characodon lateralis
[Rainbow characodon]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Crenichthys baileyi (Gilbert, 1893)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Crenichthys baileyi
[White River springfish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Crenichthys nevadae Hubbs, 1932

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Crenichthys nevadae
[Railroad Valley springfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Empetrichthys latos
[Pahrump poolfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Empetrichthys merriami
[Ash Meadows killifish]

Photo by Dibble, I.

North America

Girardinichthys ireneae Radda & Meyer, 2003

Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Girardinichthys ireneae
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Girardinichthys multiradiatus (Meek, 1904)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Girardinichthys multiradiatus
[Darkedged splitfin]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Girardinichthys viviparus
[Chapultepec splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Goodea atripinnis Jordan, 1880

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Goodea atripinnis
[Blackfin goodea]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Goodea gracilis Hubbs & Turner, 1939

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Goodea gracilis
[Dusky splitfin]
No picture found
North America

 
Goodea luitpoldii
[Green goodea]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm
Hubbsina turneri de Buen, 1940

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Hubbsina turneri
[Highland splitfin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Ilyodon cortesae
[Freckled splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Ilyodon furcidens (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Ilyodon furcidens
[Goldbreast splitfin]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Ilyodon lennoni
[Chacambero splitfin]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm
Ilyodon whitei (Meek, 1904)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Ilyodon whitei
[Balsas splitfin]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America

Ilyodon xantusi (Hubbs & Turner, 1939)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Ilyodon xantusi
[Limones splitfin]

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Skiffia bilineata (Bean, 1887)

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Skiffia bilineata
[Twoline skiffia]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Skiffia francesae Kingston, 1978

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Skiffia francesae
[Golden skiffia]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm

 
Skiffia lermae
[Olive skiffia]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Skiffia multipunctata (Pellegrin, 1901)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Skiffia multipunctata
[Spotted skiffia]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Xenoophorus captivus (Hubbs, 1924)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Xenoophorus captivus
[Relict splitfin]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Xenotaenia resolanae Turner, 1946

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Xenotaenia resolanae
[Leopard splitfin]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Xenotoca doadrioi
[]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Xenotoca eiseni (Rutter, 1896)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Xenotoca eiseni
[Redtail splitfin]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Xenotoca lyonsi
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Xenotoca melanosoma Fitzsimons, 1972

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Xenotoca melanosoma
[Black splitfin]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Xenotoca variata (Bean, 1887)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Xenotoca variata
[Jeweled splitfin]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Zoogoneticus purhepechus Domínguez-Domínguez, Pérez-Rodríguez & Doadrio, 2008

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Zoogoneticus purhepechus
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Zoogoneticus quitzeoensis (Bean, 1898)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Zoogoneticus quitzeoensis
[Picotee goodeid]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Zoogoneticus tequila Webb & Miller, 1998

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Zoogoneticus tequila
[Tequila splitfin]
51 Species of Family Goodeidae
(Splitfins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1980 Allodontichthys hubbsi Whitepatched splitfin Central America 6 TL
1988 Allodontichthys polylepis Finescale splitfin Central America 5 SL
1946 Allodontichthys tamazulae Tuxpan splitfin Central America
1932 Allodontichthys zonistius Bandfin splitfin Central America 5
1892 Alloophorus robustus Bulldog goodeid Central America 12 TL
1942 Allotoca catarinae Catarina allotoca Central America 8
1902 Allotoca diazi Patzcuaro allotoca Central America 12
1887 Allotoca dugesii Opal allotoca Central America 6.5 TL
1987 Allotoca goslinei Banded allotoca Central America 6 TL
1980 Allotoca maculata Blackspot allotoca North America 7.5
1959 Allotoca meeki Zirahuen allotica Central America 9
1959 Allotoca regalis Central America 8.5
2001 Allotoca zacapuensis Zacapu allotoca North America 3 SL
1971 Ameca splendens Butterfly splitfin North America 12 TL
1904 Ataeniobius toweri Bluetail goodea North America 10 TL
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
1986 Characodon audax Bold characodon North America
1898 Characodon garmani Parras characodon Central America
1866 Characodon lateralis Rainbow characodon North America 5.5 TL
1893 Crenichthys baileyi White River springfish North America 9 TL
1932 Crenichthys nevadae Railroad Valley springfish North America 5 TL
1948 Empetrichthys latos Pahrump poolfish North America 6 TL
1893 Empetrichthys merriami Ash Meadows killifish North America 5 TL
2003 Girardinichthys ireneae North America
1904 Girardinichthys multiradiatus Darkedged splitfin North America 5 TL
1837 Girardinichthys viviparus Chapultepec splitfin Central America 6.5 TL
1880 Goodea atripinnis Blackfin goodea Central America 13 TL
1939 Goodea gracilis Dusky splitfin North America 12 TL
1894 Goodea luitpoldii Green goodea North America
1940 Hubbsina turneri Highland splitfin North America 6.5
2000 Ilyodon cortesae Freckled splitfin North America 5.2 SL
1882 Ilyodon furcidens Goldbreast splitfin Central America 9 TL
1983 Ilyodon lennoni Chacambero splitfin Central America 8
1904 Ilyodon whitei Balsas splitfin Central America 7
1939 Ilyodon xantusi Limones splitfin Central America
1887 Skiffia bilineata Twoline skiffia North America 6 TL
1978 Skiffia francesae Golden skiffia North America 5 TL
1902 Skiffia lermae Olive skiffia Central America 5.5
1901 Skiffia multipunctata Spotted skiffia Central America 6 TL
1924 Xenoophorus captivus Relict splitfin North America 6 TL
1946 Xenotaenia resolanae Leopard splitfin Central America 5 TL
2016 Xenotoca doadrioi Central America 4.7 SL
1896 Xenotoca eiseni Redtail splitfin Central America 7 TL
2016 Xenotoca lyonsi Central America 5.5 SL
1972 Xenotoca melanosoma Black splitfin North America 8 TL
1887 Xenotoca variata Jeweled splitfin Central America 7 TL
2008 Zoogoneticus purhepechus North America 3.4 SL
1898 Zoogoneticus quitzeoensis Picotee goodeid Central America 4.5 TL
1998 Zoogoneticus tequila Tequila splitfin North America 8 TL



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