Poeciliopsis fasciata (Meek, 1904)
San Jeronimo livebearer
Poeciliopsis fasciata
photo by Slaboch, R.

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
Max. size:  5.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; brackish; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 25
Distribution:  Central America: Mexico in Laguna Coyuca near Acapulco, Guerrero as far as the Rio Pijijiapan in Chiapas and Rio Coatzacoalcos in Oaxaca.
Biology:  Prefers rapidly flowing waters.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 December 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.03.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 10.11.16

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