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Molecular perspective on evolution and zoogeography of cyprinodontid killifishes (Teleostei; Atherinomorpha).
Pearl killifishes - the Cynolebiati-nae: systematics and biogeography of the neotropical annual fish subfamily.
In killifishes, the breeding systems are usually characterized by large groups of fish aggregating on the breeding grounds, with males adopting conditional tactics that switch between territory defense, satellite positions, and sneak spawning (Kodrich-Brown, 1986, 1988; Leiser and Itzko-witz, 2002, 2004).
In the RLP, the killifishes (n = 67) also had a similar consumption pattern for sand (41%) and dipterous larvae (21%), as well as trichopteran larvae (18%).
The distributions, trophic activities, and competitive interactions of three salt marsh killifishes (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae).
Depending on the color, length, and fullness of the fly you can imitate effectively all the common Atlantic baitfish, including spearing, sandeels, mullet, killifishes, anchovies, herring, and menhaden.
9), and so hawks, lizards, armadillos and killifishes are codified as "nongame".
The evolution fo copulatory organs, internal fertilization, and viviparity in killifishes (Cyprinodontiformes) inferred from DNA phylogeny of the tyrosine kinase gene Xsrc.
Pearl killifishes, the Cynolebiatinae: systematics and biogeography of the neotropical annual fish subfamily (Cyprinodontifirmes: Rivulidae).
Phylogeny and classification of the Cyprinodontidae revisited (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes): are Andean and Anatolian killifishes sister taxa?
Banded killifish (Figure 63) Freshwater, and often in brackish water; native; largely coastal, widespread in Atlantic, Delaware River and Delaware Bay, drainages; some of the records on the immediate Atlantic shore are perhaps of misidentified other killifishes, especially of the mummichog; occurs in the Pinelands in some tidal waters; often common or abundant.
These organelles were first documented in the double cones of killifishes and guppies and are known to be of mitochondrial origin (7).
Overall, numerical dominance in the fish assemblage has shifted from minnows (family Cyprinidae) to pupfishes and killifishes (family Cyprinodontidae).