Spotfin killifish

The Spotfin killifish lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, brackish, marine environment.

Twenty-five spotfin killifish were collected at Piermont Marsh and Ralph Creek during 2001. all specimens were collected from the upper intertidal zone, in accordance with the reported habitat preferences and life history of this species. Samples from previous studies in northeastern U.S. More

search for the Spotfin Killifish, Fundulus luciae, in the summer of 1999. I had a small grant from the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program to explore the salt marshes of southeastern Massachusetts to try to ascertain the northern limit of this species' range. More

So do fish like the spotfin killifish, which is a species in trouble due to the loss of submerged aquatic vegetation. Mosquito control, shoreline stabilization, ditching and invasive species have led to huge losses in salt marsh habitat. More

The spotfin killifish, Fundulus luciae, occurs in salt and brackish marshes of the east coast of the United States from Georgia to Massachusetts. More

Common names

Kanelikilli in Finnish (suomen kieli)
spotfin killifish in English
斑鰭底鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
斑鳍底鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Fundulidae
Genus : Fundulus
Species : Fundulus luciae
Authority : Baird, 1855