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Fundulus diaphanus (banded killifish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The banded killifish (Fundulus diaphanus) is a North American species of temperate freshwater killifish belonging to the Fundulus genus of the Fundulidae family. The natural geographic range extends from Newfoundland to South Carolina, and west to Minnesota. It includes the Great Lakes drainages. The banded killifish is the only freshwater killifish found in the northeastern United States. While it is primarily a freshwater species, it can occasionally be found in brackish water.
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Attributes

Adult Length [1]  3.937 inches (10 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  In the open
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Phyto-lithophils
Brood Guarder [1]  No
Litter Size [1]  252
Maximum Longevity [1]  4 years
Diet [2]  Omnivore
Female Maturity [1]  1 year

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Columbia Unglaciated United States Nearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Teays - Old Ohio United States Nearctic Temperate Upland Rivers    

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Detroit Zoological Society
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Liberty Science Center
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens

Range Map

Distribution

America, North - Inland waters; Canada; Nearctic; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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