Annual tropical killifish (Leptolebias opalescens)

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Annual tropical killifish fact file

Annual tropical killifish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCyprinodontiformes
FamilyRivulidae
GenusLeptolebias (1)

Information on the annual tropical killifish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Opalescent pearlfish.
French
Cynolebias Opalescent.
Spanish
Pez Anual Opalescente.
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Annual tropical killifish status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II on CITES (2).  

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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Find out more

For more information on Leptolebias opalescens, see:

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (March, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Leptolebias opalescens  
Leptolebias opalescens

© Frans Vermeulen / www.itrainsfishes.net

Frans Vermeulen
vermeulen@setarnet.aw
http://www.itrainsfishes.net

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