Poecilia wingei

Poecilia wingei is a colorful fish, similar to the guppy.

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Author: Silvana Gericke (http://people.freenet.de/silvanagericke/startsaqua.htm)

The Poecilia wingei lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Poecilia wingei is a colorful fish, similar to (and closely related to) the guppy. The species was first collected from Laguna de Patos in Venezuela by Franklyn F. Bond in 1937, and rediscovered by Dr. John Endler in 1975. More

Campoma guppy as it is also known, as Poecilia wingei in a paper in the journal Contributions to Zoology. More

When Poecilia wingei was rediscovered the lake contained very warm, hard water which was very green due to high concentrations of algae. More

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Poecilia
Species : Poecilia wingei
Authority : Poeser, Kempkes & Isbr