- Art Gallery -

Fundulus chrysotus

Fundulus chrysotus (Source)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Cyprinodontiformes
Subordo: Aplocheiloidei
Familia: Fundulidae
Genus: Fundulus
Species: Fundulus chrysotus

Golden Topminnow


The golden topminnow, Fundulus chrysotus, is a fish of the genus Fundulus native to southern North America. It generally inhabits slow moving or still water with heavy vegetation. It matures at about 10 months and lives for about 2 years. It is a surface feeder, and primarily depends of insects such as small water bugs.


* Texas State University Department of Biology website.

Biology Encyclopedia

Fish Images

Source: Wikispecies: All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License