Fluviphylax pygmaeus (Myers & Carvalho, 1955)
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Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Procatopodinae
Max. size:  2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic, non-migratory
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-7; Anal soft rays: 8-10; Vertebrae: 26-27. Elongate pelvic and anal fins of males; the tip of pelvic fin surpasses the end of anal-fin base and the tip of the anal fin, which is uniquely pointed, reaches to a vertical posterior to dorsal-fin base.
Biology:  Not a seasonal killifish (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 09.09.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.01.99

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