Porthole livebearer

The Porthole livebearer lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.8, dH range: 25 environment.

Most information about the porthole livebearer is gathered from aquarium fish but wild populations are known to exist near the Salton Sea. More

Porthole Livebearer, Poeciliopsis gracilis Appearance and Identification: More

Porthole livebearer - Porthole livebearer "Occurs in irrigation canals" Yucatan goby - Gobiosoma yucatanum "Known from rivers, estuaries and inland lagoons" Ariidae Catfish For other ideas, see Fishbase - Honduras listing or a broader broader More

Porthole livebearer; Catfish; African catfish; Dotted catfish; Stinging catfish; Upsidedown catfish; Cuckoo catfish; Aluminum catfish; Bronze catfish; Cocosoda catfish; Flagtail catfish; Butter catfish; Whiptail catfish; Tiger catfish; Panda catfish; Brown catfish; Widehead catfish; Bronze catfish; Bottlenose catfish; Shoulderspot catfish; More

At the other extreme, the porthole livebearer, Poeciliopsis gracilis, is a small, peaceful Poeciliid that has proven to be durable and easy to keep. More

article on Poeciliopsis gracilis (the Porthole livebearer) In Tropical Fish Hobbyist magazine(October 2007)written by Ted Coletti in his column"livebearers Unlimited".I'm a fan of Teds column and never miss an issue. More

Porthole Livebearer See Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole Molly See Poecilia latipunctata Porthole Optminnow See Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole Rasbora See Rasbora cephalotaenia Porthole Rasbora See Rasbora tornieri Porthole Shovelnose Catfish See Hemisorubim platyrhynchos More

mosquitofish, porthole livebearer (Poeciliopsis gracilis), sailfin molly (Poecilia latipinna), shortfin molly (Poecilia mexicana), redbelly tilapia (Tilapia zilli), and mozambique tilapia (Sarotherodon mossambica). Other common species included longjaw mudsuckers (Gillichthys mirabilis) and desert pupfish. More

Common names

guatopote jarocho in Spanish (español)
Kanonportfisk in Danish (dansk)
Kanonporttandkarpe in Danish (dansk)
Pilkkumolli in Finnish (suomen kieli)
porthole livebearer in English
Seitenfleck-Kärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Seitenfleckkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
若花鮰 in Chinese (中文)
若花鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Poeciliopsis
Species : Poeciliopsis gracilis
Authority : Heckel, 1848