Micropoecilia picta (Regan, 1913)
Swamp guppies
photo by Terceira, A.C.

 Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
 Max. size:  3 cm TL (male/unsexed); 5 cm (female)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.5 - 8.19999980926514; dH range: 20 - 40, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Central and South America: Trinidad to the Amazon River delta.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits mildly brackish water in canals and drainage ditches at the edges of swamps, but does venture far inland (Ref. 11225).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.05.96
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.03.98

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