Male at Motzorongo
Male of Poeciliopsis gracilis at Motzorongo, Papaloapan drainage [Veracruz]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (04-Apr-2021). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Poeciliopsis gracilis (Heckel, 1848)

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Original description as Xiphophorus gracilis:


  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1848. "Eine neue Gattung von Poecilien mit rochenartigem Anklammerungs-Organe". Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde in Berlin. 1:289-303 (ffm04582)

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Conservation: Poeciliopsis gracilis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2019).