Killifish

 

These small, typically brightly-colored fresh to brackish ( in some cases salt) water fish range widely throughout North, Central and South America, Africa, the Middle-East to Southeast Asia, and certain Islands in the Indian Ocean.

Contrary to what the name may conjure, “Killi” is not a references to the temperment of these fish, but rather refers to the Dutch word for the ditches in which many of these fish are found.