The Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

Get to know the wonderful Mexican freshwater fish fauna
Female from Tierra Quemada

Hybopsis calientis

© photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

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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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Terms and conditions — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

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12-May-2021, Picture: Vieja fenestrata, Spawn, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
12-May-2021, Picture: Vieja fenestrata, Pair in dominant coloration, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
12-May-2021, Picture: Vieja fenestrata, Female guarding spawn, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
12-May-2021, Picture: Vieja fenestrata, Young adults in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
12-May-2021, Picture: Vieja fenestrata, Female with fry, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
11-May-2021, Picture: Poecilia catemaconis, Male in courting coloration, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
11-May-2021, Picture: Poecilia catemaconis, Male feeding in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
11-May-2021, Picture: Poecilia catemaconis, Male in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
11-May-2021, Picture: Poecilia catemaconis, Female in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

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