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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Goodeidae Splitfins
Subfamily: Goodeinae
Genus: Xenotoca

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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Xenotoca eiseni
[Redtail splitfin]
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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

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

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



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

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



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Xenotoca doadrioi Central America 4.7 SL 2016
Xenotoca eiseni Redtail splitfin Central America 7 TL 1896
Xenotoca lyonsi Central America 5.5 SL 2016
Xenotoca melanosoma Black splitfin North America 8 TL 1972
Xenotoca variata Jeweled splitfin Central America 7 TL 1887



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