Freshly collected male
Freshly collected male of Poecilia latipinna at Miami-Dade County, FL [USA]. Photo by Michi Tobler. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Poecilia latipinna (Lesueur, 1821)

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Original description as Mollienesia latipinna:


  • Lesueur, Charles-Alexander. 1821. "Description of a new genus, and of several new species of fresh water fish indigenous to the United States". Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. 2:2-8 (ffm00005)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Poecilia latipinna is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.