Today, the species is rated as extinct in the wild by the IUCN, though it is noted that this assessment is obsolete

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The Goodeid lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19, depth range - 2 m environment.

The Butterfly Goodeid has a somewhat exaggerated reputation of being a fin nipper, but being a large and robust fish, it will certainly bully small and delicate species like guppies or small tetras. More

The opal goodeid (Allotoca maculata) is a species of fish in the Goodeidae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Source - * Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. 1996. Allotoca maculata. More

livebearing goodeids, which occur only in Mexico; and one representative of the family Anablepidae - the four-eyed fish Anableps dowi. More

Mexican goodeid fishes of the genus Characodon, with description of a new species (American Museum novitates) I own the rights to this title and would like to make it available again through Amazon. More

Title: Breeding the Sailfin Goodeid - Girardinichthis viviparous Summary: Rich managed to breed this seldom seen and difficult fish. More

The Leopard Goodeid, Chapalichthys pardalis, is a fish decorated with circular black spots, hence the name. The scientific name also alludes to this coloration; “pardalis” is Greek for the spots found on large felines. More

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Goodeid on ARKive Goodeid on ARKive Latest news STERNA 5th October 2009: ARKive and STERNA to create access to digital libraries. More

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Goodeidae ProfilesGirardinichthys Viviparous is commonly known as the Black Sailfin Goodeid, and was the first species of the family of Goodeids to be scientifically described. More

Goodeids are not often seen in fish shops, probably due to their lack of bright colors to attract customers, but they are worth keeping for a few reasons. Most species are endangered due to habitat destruction. More

Goodeid Fish Information * The fish is a live bearer found in the regions of Mexico and Central America. The fish is also found in the rivers of the central highlands in Mexico. More

Common names

Ameca (genre) in Occitan
Ameca-Kärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Ameka in Russian (русский язык)
butterfly splitfin in English
Goodeid in English
Mexacalpique mariposa in Spanish (español)
mexcalpique mariposa in Spanish (español)
Perhostoka in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sommerfuglegoodeide in Danish (dansk)
阿迈喀鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
阿迈喀鮰 in Unknown
阿邁喀鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
阿邁喀鮰 in Unknown

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Goodeidae
Genus : Ameca
Species : Ameca splendens
Authority : Miller and Fitzsimons, 1971