Colpichthys is a genus of Neotropical silverside endemic to the Gulf of Mexico.

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinopsidae
Tribe: Atherinopsini
Genus: Colpichthys
C. L. Hubbs, 1918
Type species
Atherinops regis
Jenkins & Evermann, 1889[1]


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[2]


  1. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Colpichthys". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Colpichthys in FishBase. June 2012 version.