California killifish

Like the other members of the family, California killifish are small, no more than about 11 cm in length.

The California killifish lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, brackish, marine environment.

California Killifish, Fundulus parvipinnis Appearance and Identification: · Small, thick bodies, up to 115 mm SL, over 85 mm SL rare · Square tail, small pelvic fins · Small More

The California killifish, Fundulus parvipinnis, is a type of killifish (Fundulidae) found along the coast of southern California and Baja California. Like the other members of the family, California killifish are small, no more than about 11 cm in length. More

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the California killifish is classified as Fundulus parvipinnis; and the mummichog is classified as Fundulus heteroclitus. - More from EncartaCollege degrees and career trainingExplore online and on-campus programs. More

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Parasites affect California killifish brain chemistry. - By David Alderton Click image to enlarge killifish parasite Euhaplorchis californiensis. Photo courtesy Todd Huspeni, University of California. More

California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis) by its brain parasite Euhaplorchis californiensis. Infected killifish display conspicuous swimming behaviors, which render them more susceptible to predation by birds - the parasite's final hosts. More

The California killifish, Fundulus parvipinnis, is found along the Pacific coast of California and northern Mexico. The mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, and rivulus, Rivulus marmoratus, are important as experimental animals. Many killifishes are valuable in the control of mosquitoes because they eat the larvae. More

Habitat: My fish is the California killifish it lives everywhere except Africa and the Arctic. Description: It has blue, green and purple. It is very small. It moves with its tail. More

Common names

California killifish in English
Chococo in Spanish (español)
Fundulus parvipinnis in Catalan (Català)
Guayacón in Spanish (español)
sardinilla chococo in Spanish (español)
北美底鮰 in Chinese (中文)
北美底鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Fundulidae
Genus : Fundulus
Species : Fundulus parvipinnis
Authority : Girard, 1854