Overview

Distribution

Central America: southern Mexico (Quintana Roo) to northern Honduras and Colombia (Islas de Providencia).
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Eastern Yucatán Peninsula, Quintana Roo, northern Honduras, Belize, and offshore islands: Belize, Colombia, Honduras and Mexico.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 56 mm SL
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Max. size

5.6 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 30499))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; non-migratory; freshwater; brackish
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Poecilia orri

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 3 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

CCTTTATCTAGTATTTGGTGCTTGAGCCGGCATAGTGGGAACAGCTCTGAGTCTTTTAATCCGAGCCGAACTCAGTCAACCAGGATCCCTCCTAGGCGATGATCAAATTTATAATGTAATCGTCACAGCTCATGCCTTTGTAATAATCTTTTTTATAGTTATGCCAATTATAATTGGCGGCTTCGGTAATTGATTAGTACCACTAATAATTGGTGCCCCTGATATAGCCTTTCCACGAATAAATAATATGAGCTTCTGACTTCTACCGCCCTCATTCCTCCTCCTCCTAGCATCTTCTGGGGTAGAAGCAGGGGCTGGTACAGGTTGAACCGTCTACCCACCTCTTGCAGGCAATTTAGCCCACGCTGGACCCTCTGTAGATCTAACTATTTTTTCACTCCACCTGGCAGGTATTTCCTCCATCCTAGGGGCAATCAACTTTATTACCACTATTATTAATATAAAACCCCCTGCAGCATCTCAATACCAAACACCCCTATTTGTCTGAGCTGTAATGATTACAGCTGTACTTCTGCTTCTCTCCCTTCCTGTACTCGCCGCTGGCATCACCATGCTTCTGACAGATCGAAATCTAAATACCACTTTCTTCGACCCTGCAGGAGGGGGAGATCCAATTCTTTATCAACACCTATTC
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Poecilia orri

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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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