Diamond killifish

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Diamond killifish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Fundulidae
Genus: Adinia
Girard, 1859
Species: A. xenica
Binomial name
Adinia xenica
(D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882)

The diamond killifish, Adinia xenica, is a species of North American killifish found in salt marshes, hypersaline flats and mangrove along the Gulf Coast of the United States. This species grows to a length of 6 cm (2.4 in). It is found in the aquarium trade. It is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Adinia xenica" in FishBase. August 2012 version.