Male in Río Doña María
A male of Poeciliopsis fasciata at Rio Doña Maria, Cintalapa drainage [Chiapas]. Photo by Manuel Salazar González. (20-Feb-2022). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Poeciliopsis fasciata (Meek, 1904)

Guatopote de San Jerónimo; San Jeronimo livebearer.

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Original description as Gambusia fasciata:


  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1904. "The fresh-water fishes of Mexico north of the isthmus of Tehuantepec". Field Columbian Museum Publication. 1-252 (ffm00159)

Conservation: Poeciliopsis fasciata is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).