Girardinus denticulatus Garman, 1895
Toothy topminnow
Girardinus denticulatus
photo by Slaboch, R.

 Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
 Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed); 9.3 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6.80000019073486 - 7.5; dH range: 5 - 10, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Central America: Cuba.
 Biology:  Inhabits ponds, lakes and streams but prefers clear sluggish streams. Feeds on the bottom on aquatic vegetation, diatoms, algae and insect larvae.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 14.10.97

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