Females in the aquarium
Females of Priapella compressa in the aquarium of Jean-Marie Dewandeleer [Belgium]. Photo by Jean-Marie Dewandeleer. (16-Nov-2021). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Priapella compressa Alvarez, 1948

Guayacón de Palenque; Southern priapella.

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Original description as Priapella compressa:


  • Álvarez del Villar, José. 1948. "Contribución al conocimiento del genero Priapella y descripción de una nueva especie (Pisces, Poeciliidae.)". Revista de la Sociedad Mexicana de Historia Natural. v. 9(n. 3-4), pp. 331-340 (ffm00039)

Conservation: Priapella compressa is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2019).