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Family: Amblyopsidae Cavefishes



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7 species
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Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Amblyopsis hoosieri
[]



North America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Amblyopsis rosae (Eigenmann, 1898)

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Amblyopsis rosae
[Ozark cavefish]
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Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Amblyopsis spelaea
[Northern cavefish]



North America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Chologaster cornuta Agassiz, 1853

Photo by Photo by Coleman, P.S.
 
Chologaster cornuta
[Swampfish]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Forbesichthys agassizii (Putnam, 1872)

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Forbesichthys agassizii
[Spring cavefish]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Cooper & Kuehne, 1974

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Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni
[Alabama cavefish]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Typhlichthys subterraneus Girard, 1859

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Typhlichthys subterraneus
[Southern cavefish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblyopsis hoosieri North America 8.2 SL 2014
Amblyopsis rosae Ozark cavefish North America 6.2 TL 1898
Amblyopsis spelaea Northern cavefish North America 11 TL 1842
Chologaster cornuta Swampfish North America 6.8 TL 1853
Forbesichthys agassizii Spring cavefish North America 9 TL 1872
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Alabama cavefish North America 7.2 TL 1974
Typhlichthys subterraneus Southern cavefish North America 9 TL 1859



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