The Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

Get to know the wonderful Mexican freshwater fish fauna
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Characodon lateralis

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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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13-Feb-2021, Picture: Poecilia thermalis, Freshly collected male, (Michi Tobler)
13-Feb-2021, Picture: Poecilia thermalis, Freshly collected female, (Michi Tobler)
13-Feb-2021, Picture: Poecilia thermalis, Freshly collected male, (Michi Tobler)
13-Feb-2021, Picture: Poecilia thermalis, Freshly collected female, (Michi Tobler)
03-Feb-2021, Illustration: Astyanax angustifrons, Lectotype, (anynomous )
22-Dec-2020, Picture: Trinectes fonsecensis, Freshly collected adult, (Daniel Laaz)
19-Dec-2020, Picture: Acipenser oxyrhynchus, Adult jumping out of the water, (Joshua Doby)
19-Dec-2020, Picture: Acipenser oxyrhynchus, Adult jumping out of the water, (Joshua Doby)
10-Dec-2020, Picture: Achirus mazatlanus, Freshly collected adult, (Eric Moody)

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