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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Poeciliinae
Genus: Girardinus

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Central America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Girardinus creolus Garman, 1895

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Girardinus creolus
[Creole topminnow]
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Girardinus cubensis
[Cuban topminnow]



Central America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Girardinus denticulatus Garman, 1895

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Girardinus denticulatus
[Toothy topminnow]



Central America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Girardinus falcatus (Eigenmann, 1903)

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Girardinus falcatus
[Goldbelly topminnow]



Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Girardinus metallicus Poey, 1854

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Girardinus metallicus
[Metallic livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Girardinus microdactylus
[Smallfinger topminnow]
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Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Girardinus uninotatus
[Singlespot topminnow]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Girardinus creolus Creole topminnow Central America 7 SL 1895
Girardinus cubensis Cuban topminnow Central America 4.6 SL 1903
Girardinus denticulatus Toothy topminnow Central America 9.3 SL 1895
Girardinus falcatus Goldbelly topminnow Central America 8.5 SL 1903
Girardinus metallicus Metallic livebearer Central America 9 TL 1854
Girardinus microdactylus Smallfinger topminnow Central America 6.3 SL 1944
Girardinus uninotatus Singlespot topminnow Central America 8.4 SL 1860



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