Freshly collected male
Freshly collected male of Poeciliopsis turrubarensis from Rio Abangaritos [Costa Rica]. Photo by Michi Tobler. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Poeciliopsis turrubarensis (Meek, 1912)

Barred livebearer; Guatopote del Pacífico.

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Original description as Gambusia turrubarensis:


  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1912. "New species of fishes from Costa Rica". Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series. v. 10(n. 7), pp. 69-75 (ffm00036)

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