Phallichthys fairweatheri Rosen & Bailey, 1959
Picotee livebearer
Phallichthys fairweatheri
photo by Dubosc, J.

 Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
 Max. size:  3.75 cm SL (male/unsexed); 4.5 cm (female)
 Environment:  pelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 8; dH range: 15 - 25
 Distribution:  Central America: Mexico to Guatemala and Honduras.
 Biology:  Inhabits lushly vegetated sections, slowly flowing and standing marshy peripheral areas of rivers.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.03.98

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