Category: Directory of fish species

The aim of the directory of fish species is to provide a snapshot into the life and needs of the fish. In your comments please be kind to us we are enthusiastic hobbyists, if you can offer any help and support it would be much appreciated and look forward to hearing from you.

Sailfin Molly (Poecilia latipinna)

These small, oblong fish are generally gray with rows of spots that almost blend to look like stripes. Males have an enlarged dorsal fin, but otherwise they have small fins in general, including a...

Cauca molly (Poecilia caucana)

The Cauca molly (Poecilia caucana) is a freshwater fish in the family Poeciliidae, also called the South American molly.This fish is found in Panama, Venezuela, and Colombia, where it lives in shallow waters in the basins of the Lebrija, Magdalena, Cauca and other...

Poecilia gillii

Poecilia is a genus of fishes in the family Poeciliidae of the order Cyprinodontiformes. These livebearers are native to fresh, brackish and salt water in the Americas, and some species in the genus are euryhaline. A few have adapted to living in waters that contain high levels of toxic hydrogen...

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