Rainwater killifish

The rainwater killifish, is a species of fish in the Fundulidae family.

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The Rainwater killifish lives in the pelagic-neritic, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The rainwater killifish, (Lucania parva) is a species of fish in the Fundulidae family. Its range is from Massachusetts in the north to Yucatán in the south. More

Rainwater killifish are usually found in brackish water and are able to withstand salinities anywhere between 0 ppt and 80 ppt. More

rainwater killifish (Lucania parva) in the St. John’s River estuary, Florida. Estuaries 25(2):288-295. Linam, G.W., and L.J. Kleinsasser. 1987a. Fisheries attainability study for Cow Bayou (Segment 0511). River Studies Report No. 5. Resource Protection Division. More

The rainwater killifish, Lucania parva, is native to much of eastern North America, Texas, and New Mexico, but it is not native to Utah. More

Rainwater Killifish - One of Alabama's smallest fish, it can be confused with the mosquitofish; the edges of the scales of rainwater killifish are edged in black, giving them a diamond-shaped appearance. More

presence of rainwater killifish at a given site was determined in part by large-scale variation in environmental factors such as habitat complexity and salinity. When present at a site, rainwater killifish were found almost exclusively in structurally complex beds of tapegrass. More

Rainwater killifish; Killifish; Bluefin killifish; Bayou killifish; Striped killifish; California killifish; Swordfin killifish; Spotted killifish; Turquoise killifish; Togo killifish; Ceylon killifish; Least killifish; Vereda killifish; Scaleless killifish; Tanganyika killifish; Plains killifish; Banded killifish; Goldspotted killifish; Gulf killifish; Longnose killifish; More

damwas rebuilt, rainwater killifish (Lucania parva) were found in Clear Creek below the dam. More

Common names

rainwater killifish in English
sardinilla de lluvia in Spanish (español)
雨点卢氏鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
雨點盧氏鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Fundulidae
Genus : Lucania
Species : Lucania parva
Authority : Baird and Girard, 1855