Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot, 1990
Mountain swordatail
photo by Kaladjian, M.

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 6 cm (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7
Distribution:  Central America: Rio Tamasi drainage in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Biology:  Inhabits fast flowing creeks in mountainous areas up to 1200 m elevation.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 29 March 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.03.98
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 06.10.06
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 23.06.98

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