Overview

Distribution

Central America: Veracruz, Mexico.
  • Meyer, M.K. and A.C. Radda 2000 Notes on the subgenus Mollienesia Lesueur,1821, with a description of a new species of Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) from Venezuela. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 102B:75-81. (Ref. 42987)
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Atlantic Slope of Mexico.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 80 mm TL
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Max. size

8.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 50894)); 10.5 cm TL (female)
  • Lucinda, P.H.F. 2003 Poeciliidae (Livebearers). p. 555-581. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brazil. (Ref. 50894)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; non-migratory; freshwater; pH range: 7.2 - 8.2; dH range: 6 - 30
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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