Poecilia maylandi Meyer, 1983
Balsas molly
Poecilia maylandi
photo by Coletti, T.

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
Max. size:  9.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 11 cm (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 5 - 30
Distribution:  Central America: Rio Balsas system in Guerrero, Mexico.
Biology:  Prefers dense algal growth.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 20 March 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.03.98
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.01.03
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 23.06.98

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