The Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

RSSFISHES: The catalog of all freshwater fishes of Mexico.


Genera in which species are classified (166)

Achiridae

Achirus Lacepède, 1802 (1)
Trinectes Rafinesque, 1832 (2)

Acipenseridae

Acipenser Linnaeus, 1758 (1)

Anablepidae

Anableps Scopoli, 1777 (1)

Anguillidae

Anguilla Schrank, 1798 (1)

Atherinopsidae

Atherinella Steindachner, 1875 (10)
Chirostoma Swaison, 1839 (22)
Membras Bonaparte, 1836 (1)
Menidia Bonaparte, 1836 (3)
Poblana de Buen, 1945 (4)

Batrachoididae

Batrachoides Lacepède, 1800 (1)
Opsanus Rafinesque, 1818 (1)

Belonidae

Strongylura van Hasselt, 1824 (4)

Bythitidae

Ogilbia Jordan & Everman, 1898 (1)

Catostomidae

Carpiodes Rafinesque, 1820 (1)
Catostomus Lesueur, 1817 (9)
Cycleptus Rafinesque, 1819 (1)
Ictiobus Rafinesque, 1820 (3)
Scartomyzon Fowler, 1913 (2)
Xyrauchen Eigenmann & Kirsch, 1889 (1)

Centrarchidae

Lepomis Rafinesque, 1819 (3)
Micropterus Lacepède, 1802 (1)

Centropomidae

Centropomus Lacepède, 1802 (12)

Characidae

Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854 (5)
Bramocharax Gill, 1877 (0)
Brycon Müller & Troschel, 1844 (1)
Hyphessobrycon Durbin, 1908 (1)
Roeboides Günther, 1864 (1)

Cichlidae

Amphilophus Agassiz, 1858 (2)
Astatheros Pellegrin, 1904 (1)
Chiapaheros McMahan & Piller, 2015 (1)
Chuco Fernández Yépez, 1969 (1)
Cincelichthys McMahan & Piller, 2015 (2)
Cribroheros Rícan & Piálek, 216 (1)
Cryptoheros Allgayer, 2001 (2)
exCichlasoma Kullander, 1983 (0)
Hemichromis Peters, 1858 (1)
Herichthys Baird & Girard, 1854 (11)
Kihnichthys McMahan & Matamoros, 2015 (synonym)
Maskaheros McMahan & Piller, 2015 (2)
Mayaheros Říčan & Piálek, 2016 (2)
Nosferatu De la Maza-Benignos, Ornelas garcía, Lozano-Vilano, García-Ramírez & Doadrio, 2015 (synonym)
Oscura McMahan & Chakrabarty, 2015 (1)
Parachromis Agassiz, 1859 (3)
Paraneetroplus Regan, 1905 (4)
Paratheraps Hohl, 1988 (synonym)
Petenia Günther, 1862 (1)
Rheoheros McMahan & Matamoros, 2015 (2)
Rocio Schmitter-Soto, 2007 (2)
Theraps Günther, 1862 (1)
Thorichthys Meek, 1904 (7)
Trichromis McMahan & Chakrabarty, 2015 (1)
Vieja Fernández Yépez, 1969 (6)
Wajpamheros Říčan & Piálek, 2016 (1)

Clupeidae

Brevoortia Gill, 1861 (2)
Dorosoma Rafinesque, 1820 (4)
Harengula Valenciennes, 1847 (2)
Lile Jordan & Everman, 1896 (2)
Opisthonema Gill, 1861 (1)

Cottidae

Leptocottus Girard, 1854 (1)

Cyprinidae

Agosia Girard, 1856 (1)
Algansea Girard, 1856 (9)
Aztecula Jordan & Everman, 1898 (1)
Campostoma Agassiz, 1855 (3)
Codoma Girard, 1856 (1)
Cyprinella Girard, 1856 (10)
Dionda Girard, 1856 (3)
Evarra Woolman, 1894 (3)
Gila Baird & Girard, 1853 (12)
Hybognathus Agassiz, 1855 (1)
Hybopsis Agassiz, 1854 (6)
Meda Girard, 1856 (1)
Notropis Rafinesque, 1818 (12)
Pimephales Rafinesque, 1820 (2)
Ptychocheilus Agassiz, 1855 (1)
Rhinichthys Agassiz, 1849 (2)
Stypodon Garman, 1881 (1)
Tampichthys Schönhuth, Doadrio, Dominguez-Dominguez, Hillis & Mayden, 2008 (6)
Tiaroga Girard, 1856 (1)
Yuriria Jordan & Everman, 1896 (3)

Cyprinodontidae

Cualac Miller, 1956 (1)
Cyprinodon Lacepède, 1803 (31)
Floridichthys Hubbs, 1926 (2)
Garmanella Hubbs, 1936 (1)
Lucania Girard, 1859 (2)
Megupsilon Miller & Walters, 1972 (1)

Dactyloscopidae

Dactyloscopus Gill, 1859 (1)

Eleotridae

Batanga Herrre, 1946 (synonym)
Dormitator Gill, 1861 (2)
Eleotris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (3)
Gobiomorus Lacepède, 1800 (3)
Guavina Bleeker, 1874 (1)

Elopidae

Elops Linnaeus, 1766 (2)
Tarpon Jordan & Everman, 1896 (1)

Engraulidae

Anchoa Jordan & Everman, 1927 (1)

Fundulidae

Fundulus Lacepède, 1803 (6)

Gerreidae

Diapterus Ranzani, 1842 (8)
Eucinostomus Baird & Girard, 1855 (3)
Gerres Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 (1)

Gobiesocidae

Gobiesox Lacepède, 1800 (3)

Gobiidae

Awaous Valenciennes, 1837 (2)
Evorthodus Gill, 1859 (1)
Gillichthys Cooper, 1864 (1)
Gobionellus Girard, 1858 (2)
Gobiosoma Girard, 1858 (1)
Lophogobius Günther, 1873 (1)
Microgobius Poey, 1876 (1)
Sicydium Valenciennes, 1837 (2)

Goodeidae

Allodontichthys Hubbs & Turner, 1939 (4)
Alloophorus Hubbs & Turner, 1939 (1)
Allotoca Hubbs, 1939 (8)
Ameca Miller & Fitzsimons, 1971 (1)
Ataeniobius Hubbs & Turner, 1939 (1)
Chapalichthys Meek, 1902 (3)
Characodon Günther, 1866 (2)
Girardinichthys Bleeker, 1860 (2)
Goodea Jordan, 1880 (2)
Hubbsina de Buen, 1940 (2)
Ilyodon Eigenmann, 1907 (3)
Skiffia Meek, 1902 (4)
Xenoophorus Hubbs & Turner, 1939 (1)
Xenotaenia Turner, 1946 (1)
Xenotoca Hubbs & Turner, 1939 (5)
Zoogoneticus Meek, 1902 (3)

Gymnotidae

Gymnotus Linnaeus, 1758 (1)

Haemulidae

Pomadasys Lacepède, 1802 (4)

Hemiramphidae

Hyporhamphus Gill, 1859 (4)

Ictaluridae

Ameiurus Rafinesque, 1820 (1)
Ictalurus Rafinesque, 1820 (8)
Prietella Carranza, 1954 (2)
Pylodictis Rafinesque, 1819 (1)

Lacantuniidae

Lacantunia Rodiles, Hendrickson, Lundberg & Humphries, 2005 (1)

Lepisosteidae

Atractosteus Rafinesque, 1820 (2)
Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803 (2)

Lutjanidae

Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (1)

Mugilidae

Agonostomus Bennett, 1832 (1)
Chaenomugil Gill, 1863 (1)
Joturus Poey, 1860 (1)
Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (2)

Paralichthyidae

Citharichthys Bleeker, 1862 (2)

Percidae

Etheostoma Rafinesque, 1819 (5)
Percina Haldeman, 1842 (1)

Petromyzontidae

Entosphenus Gill, 1862 (1)
Lampetra Bonnaterre, 1788 (0)
Tetrapleurodon Creaser & Hubbs, 1922 (2)

Pimelodidae

Rhamdia Bleeker, 1858 (5)

Poeciliidae

Belonesox kner, 1860 (1)
Brachyrhaphis Regan, 1913 (1)
Carlhubbsia Whitley, 1951 (1)
Gambusia Poey, 1854 (18)
Heterandria Agassiz, 1853 (3)
Heterophallus Regan, 1914 (3)
Phallichthys Hubbs, 1924 (1)
Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (14)
Poeciliopsis Regan, 1913 (20)
Priapella Regan, 1913 (6)
Xenodexia Hubbs, 1950 (1)
Xiphophorus Heckel, 1848 (26)

Profundulidae

Profundulus Hubbs, 1924 (5)

Rivulidae

Millerichthys Costa, 1995 (1)
Rivulus Poey, 1860 (2)

Salmonidae

Oncorhynchus Suckley, 1861 (2)

Sciaenidae

Aplodinotus Rafinesque, 1819 (1)
Micropogonias Bonaparte, 1831 (1)

Synbranchidae

Ophisternon McClelland, 1844 (2)
Synbranchus Bloch, 1795 (1)

Disclaimer: This catalog is not to be considered as published in the sense of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, and statements made herein are not made available for nomenclatural purposes from this document