Male at Dos Rios
A male of Poecilia sphenops at Dos Rios, head-water affluent of La Antigua River, south of Xalapa [Veracruz]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, 1846

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Original description as Poecilia sphenops:

  • Cuvier, Georges & A. Valenciennes. 1846. "Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome dix-huitième. Suite du livre dix-huitième. Cyprinoïdes. Livre dix-neuvième. Des Ésoces ou Lucioïdes". Histoire naturelle des poissons. 18:1-505 (ffm00015)

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