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

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
Max. size:  3 cm TL (male/unsexed); 5 cm (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; brackish; pH range: 7.5 - 8.19999980926514; dH range: 20 - 40, non-migratory
Distribution:  Central and South America: Trinidad to the Amazon River delta.
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 (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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