Dwarf livebearer

The Dwarf Livebearer is the only member of the genus Heterandria to be found in the United States.

Picture of the Dwarf livebearer has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: originally posted to Flickr as Least killifish fem
Author: Brian Gratwicke

The Dwarf livebearer lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, brackish, pH range: 7.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19 environment.

The Dwarf Livebearer or Least Killifish (Heterandria formosa) is a species of livebearing fish within the family Poeciliidae. This is the same family that includes familiar aquarium fishes such as guppies and swordtails. The Dwarf Livebearer is not as commonly kept in aquaria as these species. More

The Dwarf Livebearer is the smallest Livebearer in existence by Jeremy Palumbo The Dwarf Livebearer is the smallest of all Livebearer, and is believed to be the seventh smallest fish in the world today. More

> dwarf livebearers, any1 know what they need? Options V balloon molly View Member Profile post Dec 6 2004, 12:45 AM Post #1 Fish Addict Group Icon Group: Member More

Common names

Drobniczka jedniodniówka in Polish (polski)
Drobniczka jednodniówka in Polish (polski)
Dvärgtandkarp in Swedish (Svenska)
Dværgtandkarpe in Danish (dansk)
dwarf livebearer in English
Geterandiya in Russian (русский язык)
Heterandria formosa in Catalan (Català)
Heterandria formosa in Spanish (español)
Kääpiöhammaskarppi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
least killifish in English
Midget Livebearer in English
Mosqu in English
Zwergkärpfing in German (Deutsch)
美丽异小鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
美丽异小鮰 in Unknown
美麗異小鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
美麗異小鮰 in Unknown

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Heterandria
Species : Heterandria formosa
Authority : Girard, 1859