Limia melanogaster (Günther, 1866)
Blackbelly limia
Limia melanogaster
photo by Slaboch, R.

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
Max. size:  4 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.5 - 8.5; dH range: 20 - 30, non-migratory
Distribution:  Central America: Jamaica and Haiti.
Biology:  Found in streams. Collected near the surface (Ref. 27228). Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects and plant matter (Ref. 7020).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 11 May 2020 (B1b(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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