Poecilia sphenops, Molly : aquarium

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Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, 1846

Molly
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Classification / Names आम नाम | उपशब्द | Catalog of Fishes(वर्ग, प्रजाति) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Poeciliidae (Poeciliids) > Poeciliinae
Etymology: Poecilia: Greek, poikilos = with a lot of colours (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Valenciennes.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range पारिस्थितिकी

; स्वच्छ जल, अलवण जल; खारा बेनथोपिलाजिक; pH range: 7.5 - 8.2; dH range: 11 - 30; गैर प्रवासी.   Tropical; 18°C - 28°C (Ref. 13371); 24°N - 1°S, 101°W - 69°W

वितरण देश | ऐफ ऐ ओ क्षेत्र | Ecosystems | संयोग | Point map | भूमिका | Faunafri

Central and South America: Mexico to Colombia. Often confused with Poecilia mexicana (Ref. 1739).

आकार / वज़न / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm SL पुल्लिंग / अलिंग; (Ref. 102977); common length : 4.0 cm TL पुल्लिंग / अलिंग; (Ref. 12193)

जीवविज्ञान     शब्द संग्रह (उदाहरणार्थ epibenthic)

Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects, plant matter. The black variety (Black molly) is a very popular aquarium fish and is marketed throughout the world (Ref. 1739). In the aquarium it feeds on green algae and also readily accepts dried food (Ref. 1672). Minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).

Life cycle and mating behavior परिपक्व अवधि | पुनरुत्पत्ति | मछलीऔ का अंडे देना | अंडे | Fecundity | लार्वा

Produces 20 to 150 young after 28 days gestation.

Main reference Upload your references | संदर्भ | संयोजक | सहयोगीयो

Wischnath, L., 1993. Atlas of livebearers of the world. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., United States of America. 336 p. (Ref. 26130)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 01 August 1996

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

मात्स्यिकी: कोई रुचि बग़ैर; जलजीवालय: उच्च वाणिज्य
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पुनरुत्पत्ति
परिपक्व अवधि
मछलीऔ का अंडे देना
Spawning aggregation
Fecundity
अंडे
Egg development
Age/Size
बाढ़
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
मौरफोमैटरिक्स
आकृति विज्ञान
लार्वा
लारवल गतिकी
भर्ती
बहुतायत
BRUVS
संदर्भ
जलीयकृषि
जलीयकृषि रूपरेखा
खींच
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हैरेटिबिलटी
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Mass conversion
सहयोगीयो
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Stamps, Coins Misc.
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सिगुयटिरा
रफ्तार
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01230 (0.00617 - 0.02454), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.34 se; based on food items.
लौटाव (Ref. 120179):  ऊंचा, न्यूनतम जनसंख्या दुगनी समय अवलागत 15 महीने। (tm<1; multiple spawning per year; Fec=20-150).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 449 [225, 799] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.4 [0.8, 2.4] mg/100g ; Protein = 16.2 [15.0, 17.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.646 [0.283, 1.474] g/100g ; Selenium = 34.9 [15.5, 82.5] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 89.7 [27.8, 283.3] μg/100g ; Zinc = 2.71 [1.84, 4.04] mg/100g (wet weight);