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Order: Percopsiformes


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10 species
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North America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Amblyopsis hoosieri
[]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Amblyopsis rosae (Eigenmann, 1898)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Amblyopsis rosae
[Ozark cavefish]
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North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Amblyopsis spelaea
[Northern cavefish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Aphredoderus sayanus (Gilliams, 1824)

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Aphredoderus sayanus
[Pirate perch]

Photo by Coleman, P.S.

North America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Chologaster cornuta Agassiz, 1853

Photo by Coleman, P.S.
 
Chologaster cornuta
[Swampfish]

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Forbesichthys agassizii (Putnam, 1872)

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.
 
Forbesichthys agassizii
[Spring cavefish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Percopsis omiscomaycus (Walbaum, 1792)

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Percopsis omiscomaycus
[Trout-perch]
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North America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL

 
Percopsis transmontana
[Sand roller]

Photo by Olson-Ringby, M.

North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Cooper & Kuehne, 1974

Photo by Olson-Ringby, M.
 
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni
[Alabama cavefish]

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Typhlichthys subterraneus Girard, 1859

Photo by Niemiller, M.L.
 
Typhlichthys subterraneus
[Southern cavefish]



10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblyopsis hoosieri North America 8.2 SL 2014
Amblyopsis rosae Ozark cavefish North America 6.2 TL 1898
Amblyopsis spelaea Northern cavefish North America 11 TL 1842
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate perch North America 14 TL 1824
Chologaster cornuta Swampfish North America 6.8 TL 1853
Forbesichthys agassizii Spring cavefish North America 9 TL 1872
Percopsis omiscomaycus Trout-perch North America 20 TL 1792
Percopsis transmontana Sand roller North America 9.6 TL 1892
Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Alabama cavefish North America 7.2 TL 1974
Typhlichthys subterraneus Southern cavefish North America 9 TL 1859



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