The Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

Get to know the wonderful Mexican freshwater fish fauna
Adult in dminant coloration

Herichthys carpintis

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New species of <i>Poeciliopsis</i> described

New species of Poeciliopsis described — A new species of livebearer fish: Poeciliopsis jackschultzi from the state of Sonora in Mexico has been recently described by Kevin Conway, Mariana Mateos and Robert C. Vrijenhoek in the... more

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Chiapaheros grammodes

Chiapaheros grammodes (Taylor & Miller, 1980) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

We all thought Chiapaheros grammodes and Amphilophus istlanus were sister species.

Maskaheros argenteus

Maskaheros argenteus (Allgayer, 1991) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The name pasorela, coined by Carl H. Hubbs for this species was never formalized.

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18-Sep-2021, Picture: Cuitzeo: Lake Cuitzeo, Lake Cuitzeo, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
17-Sep-2021, Picture: Poeciliopsis infans, Freshly collected female, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
17-Sep-2021, Picture: Chapalichthys encaustus, Freshly collected juvenile, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
16-Sep-2021, Picture: Gymnotus maculosus, Freshly collected adult, (Michi Tobler)
16-Sep-2021, Picture: Gymnotus maculosus, Freshly collected adult, (Michi Tobler)
15-Sep-2021, Picture: Lerma-Chapala: Lake Zacapu, [i]Potamogeton illinoensis[/i], (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
15-Sep-2021, Picture: Lerma-Chapala: Lake Zacapu, La Angostura Park, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
15-Sep-2021, Picture: Lerma-Chapala: Lake Zacapu, La Angostura Park, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
15-Sep-2021, Picture: Lerma-Chapala: Lake Zacapu, La Angostura Park, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

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