|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Fundulidae||Lucania goodei||Jordan||1880||Bluefin Killifish|
Unique Characters: Wide zigzag black stripe on the side that extends from tip of snout to black spot on caudal fin base. Male usually has blue in dorsal and anal fins and a red base in the caudal fin. There are 8-11 dorsal fin rays. Restricted to Burnt Mill Creek and an impoundment of the creek at Anne McCrary Park in Wilmington, New Hanover County (Cape Fear basin).
Rainwater Killifish Lucania parva. Lacks the lateral stripe on the side. Usually 11 or 12 dorsal fin rays. Widepsread from the Shallotte to the Albemarle basins.