The Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

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Xenotoca melanosoma

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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-May-2021, Picture: Garmanella pulchra, Female, (Manuel Salazar González)
17-May-2021, Picture: Poecilia velifera, Male in display, (Manuel Salazar González)
16-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus montezumae, Male at Tamasopo, (Manuel Salazar González)
16-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus montezumae, Male at Tamasopo, (Manuel Salazar González)
16-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus montezumae, Group in the current, (Manuel Salazar González)
16-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus montezumae, A male at Tamasopo, (Manuel Salazar González)
15-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus milleri, Female in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
15-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus milleri, Female in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
15-May-2021, Picture: Xiphophorus milleri, Group feeding in La Margarita stream, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

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