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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Rivulidae Rivulines
Subfamily: Rivulinae
Genus: Rivulus

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South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Rivulus azurescens Vermeulen, 2013

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Rivulus azurescens
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Max. Length 3.8 cm

 
Rivulus berovidesi
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Rivulus cylindraceus
[Green rivulus]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Rivulus formosensis
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Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Rivulus insulaepinorum
[Isle of Pines rivulus]



South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Rivulus pivijay Vermeulen, 2013

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Rivulus pivijay
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South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Rivulus ribesrubrum Vermeulen, 2013

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Rivulus ribesrubrum
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Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Rivulus roloffi
[Hispaniolan rivulus]



South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Rivulus tomasi Vermeulen, Valdesalici & Garcia-Gil, 2013

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Rivulus tomasi
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South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Rivulus xi Vermeulen, 2013

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Rivulus xi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rivulus azurescens South America 5.7 SL 2013
Rivulus berovidesi Central America 3.8 2015
Rivulus cylindraceus Green rivulus Central America 5.5 TL 1860
Rivulus formosensis South America 3.5 SL 2008
Rivulus insulaepinorum Isle of Pines rivulus Central America 6 TL 1976
Rivulus pivijay South America 4.8 SL 2013
Rivulus ribesrubrum South America 5.6 SL 2013
Rivulus roloffi Hispaniolan rivulus Central America 5.5 TL 1938
Rivulus tomasi South America 3.7 SL 2013
Rivulus xi South America 5.8 SL 2013



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