Fundulus stellifer (Jordan, 1877)
Southern studfish
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Family:  Fundulidae (Topminnows and killifishes)
Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, non-migratory
Distribution:  North America: Alabama (except Tallapoosa River system) and upper Chattahoochee River drainages in Georgia, Alabama and southeastern Tennessee, USA. Occurrence in Chickamauga Creek in Tennessee River drainage, northwestern Georgia is based on one record.
Biology:  Inhabits margins, pools and backwaters of creeks and small to medium rivers. Most commonly found in shallow sandy backwaters of clean rocky creeks. 12 cm max TL (Ref. 5723). Feeds on snails (Ref. 10294). Not a seasonal killifish (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 February 2012 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.05.94

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