ATHERINIFORMES

Matamoros, Wilfredo A., Schaefer, Jacob F. & Kreiser, Brian R., 2009, Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of continental and insular Honduras, Zootaxa 2307, pp. 1-38: 12

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10.5281/zenodo.275406

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ATHERINIFORMES 

Atherinopsidae  . Peripheral.

Atherinella argentea Chernoff, 1986  . Moon silverside, plateadita de la luna. Native. Departments: Choluteca and Valle. Drainages: Pacific slope: Lempa, Goascorán, Nacaome, Choluteca and Negro.

Atherinella blackburni (Schultz, 1949)  . Beach silverside, plateadita playera. Native. Departments: Colón and Islas de la Bahía. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Lislis and Roatán. Remarks: The following two vouchers collected in a stream in the island of Roatán; FMNHAbout FMNH 84961, and UMMZAbout UMMZ 199672 collected 5 km west of the city of Trujillo represent the first report of A. blackburni  in Honduras.

Atherinella meeki ( Miller, 1907)  . Meek’s silverside, plateadita de Meek. Native.

Department: Cortés. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Motagua and Chamelecón.

Remarks: A. meeki  was described by Miller (1907) from material collected in the Motagua River. A. meeki  has been considered endemic to the Motagua River in Guatemala since its description. Voucher GCRLAbout GCRL 6004 identified as A. meeki  , collected in the Chivana River which is a tributary of the Chamelecón River in Honduras, represents the first report of A. meeki  in Honduras as well as an extension of its distributional range.

Atherinella milleri (Bussing, 1979)  . Miller’s silverside, plateadita de Miller. Native. Departments: Atlántida, Colón and Gracias a Dios. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Cangrejal, Lislis, Aguán, Sico-Tinto, Plátano, Patuca, Warunta and Coco.

Atherinella pachylepis (Günther, 1864)  . Thickscale silverside, plateadita de escama gruesa. Native. Departments: Choluteca and Valle. Drainages: Pacific slope: Lempa, Goascorán, Nacaome, Choluteca and Negro.

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History

UMMZ

University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology

GCRL

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Atheriniformes

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ATHERINIFORMES

Matamoros, Wilfredo A., Schaefer, Jacob F. & Kreiser, Brian R. 2009

2009
Loc

Atherinella meeki (

Miller 1907

1907