Sail-fin molly

It is outwardly similar to the sailfin molly, P.

Picture of the Sail-fin molly has been licensed under a GFDL
Original source: Own work Author Massysmith
Author: Massysmith
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The Sail-fin molly lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, brackish, pH range: 8.0 - 8.0, dH range: 13 - 19 environment.

introduced sail-fin molly, Poecilia latipinna, I compared population size structure and parasitism in native and introduced molly populations. I also conducted field experiments to assess the interactions between a native killifish (Fudulus parvipinnis) and the introduced molly. More

Male Sail-Fin MollyThe male Sail-Fin molly can have a dorsal fin at least half as tall as the fish is long. In some males, they have extra large dorsals, making the dorsal fin look 4" high. The dorsal fin is usually 2" high at the least. More

Common names

giant sailfin in English
giant sailfin in Unknown
Giant sailfin molly in English
mexican sailfin molly in English
mexican sailfin molly in Unknown
Milinezja zaglopletwa in Polish (polski)
Mollineziya parusnaya in Russian (русский язык)
Poecilia velifera in Catalan (Català)
Poecilia velifera in Italian (Italiano)
Poecilia velifera in Spanish (español)
Purjemolli in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sail-fin molly in English
Sailfin mollie in English
Sailfin Molly in English
Segelfensmolly in Swedish (Svenska)
Segelkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Stor sejlfinnefisk in Danish (dansk)
Stor Sejlfinnemolly in Danish (dansk)
topote aleta grande in Spanish (español)
Yucatan molly in English
セイルフィン・モーリー in Japanese (日本語)
帆鰭胎生鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
帆鰭胎生鮰魚 in Mandarin Chinese
帆鰭花鮰(摩利魚) in Mandarin Chinese
帆鳍胎生鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
帆鳍胎生鮰鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
帆鳍花鮰(摩利鱼) in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Poecilia
Species : Poecilia velifera
Authority : Regan, 1914