Descriptor English: Fundulidae
Descriptor Spanish: Fundulidae
Descriptor Fundulidae
Entry term(s) Fundulus
Fundulus heteroclitus
Scope note: Familia de peces de pequeño tamaño, que viven en la superficie de aguas dulces y salobres y en las áreas costeras del mar.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fundulidae
Descriptor French: Fundulidae
Entry term(s): Atlantic Killifish
Fundulus grandis
Fundulus heteroclitus
Gulf Killifish
Killifish, Gulf
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.850.280.214
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Family of small, surface-dwelling fish that inhabit fresh and brackish waters, and coastal marine areas.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term TOPMINNOWS with gila topminnows in the family Poeciliidae = CYPRINODONTIFORMES; do not confuse entry terms KILLIFISH (Fundulus heteroclitus), GULF KILLIFISH (Fundulus grandis), or ATLANTIC KILLIFISH with KILLIFISHES or with JAPANESE KILLIFISH see ORYZIAS; killifish unspecified goes under KILLIFISHES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Killifish (1976-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35555
Unique ID: D023781
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Fundulidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0012037
Scope note Family of small, surface-dwelling fish that inhabit fresh and brackish waters, and coastal marine areas.
Preferred term Fundulidae
Entry term(s) Topminnows
Gulf Killifish - Narrower
Concept UI M0367412
Scope note Common name for Fundulus grandis, an extensively studied fish species used in toxicological and biological investigations.
Preferred term Gulf Killifish
Entry term(s) Fundulus grandis
Killifish, Gulf
Killifish - Narrower
Concept UI M0367411
Scope note Common name for the species Fundulus heteroclitus.
Preferred term Killifish
Entry term(s) Atlantic Killifish
Fundulus heteroclitus
Fundulus - Narrower
Concept UI M0367410
Scope note Only genus in the family Funduliadae.
Preferred term Fundulus

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