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Family: Aplocheilidae Killifishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aplocheilus blockii Green panchax Asia 6 TL 1911
Aplocheilus dayi Ceylon killifish Asia 9 TL 1892
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Asia 5 TL 1986
Aplocheilus lineatus Striped panchax Asia 10 TL 1846
Aplocheilus panchax Blue panchax Asia 9 TL 1822
Aplocheilus parvus Dwarf panchax Asia 6.3 TL 1916
Aplocheilus werneri Werner's killifish Asia 7 TL 1966
Pachypanchax arnoulti Africa 5.9 SL 2006
Pachypanchax omalonotus Powder-blue panchax Africa 9.5 TL 1861
Pachypanchax patriciae Africa 5.2 SL 2006
Pachypanchax playfairii Golden panchax Africa 10 SL 1866
Pachypanchax sakaramyi Africa 9 TL 1928
Pachypanchax sparksorum Africa 5.5 SL 2006
Pachypanchax varatraza Africa 6.8 SL 2006



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