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Family: Profundulidae Middle American killifishes



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Central America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Profundulus candalarius Hubbs, 1924

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Profundulus candalarius
[Headwater killifish]



Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Profundulus guatemalensis (Günther, 1866)

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Profundulus guatemalensis
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Central America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Profundulus hildebrandi Miller, 1950

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Profundulus hildebrandi
[Chiapas killifish]



North America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Profundulus kreiseri Matamoros, Schaefer, Hernández & Chakrabarty, 2012

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Profundulus kreiseri
[Kreiser’s Killifish]



Central America
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Profundulus labialis (Günther, 1866)

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Profundulus labialis
[Largelip killifish]



Central America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Profundulus mixtlanesis Ornelas-García, Martínez-Ramírez & Doadrio, 2015

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Profundulus mixtlanesis
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North America

Profundulus oaxacae (Meek, 1902)

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Profundulus oaxacae
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Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Profundulus portillorum
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Central America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Profundulus punctatus (Günther, 1866)

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Profundulus punctatus
[Oaxaca killifish]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Profundulus candalarius Headwater killifish Central America 8 TL 1924
Profundulus guatemalensis Central America 7.5 TL 1866
Profundulus hildebrandi Chiapas killifish Central America 8 TL 1950
Profundulus kreiseri Kreiser’s Killifish North America 8.1 SL 2012
Profundulus labialis Largelip killifish Central America 11.5 TL 1866
Profundulus mixtlanesis Central America 6.7 SL 2015
Profundulus oaxacae North America 1902
Profundulus portillorum South America 7.9 SL 2010
Profundulus punctatus Oaxaca killifish Central America 10 TL 1866



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