Brachyrhaphis parismina ( Meek 1912: 86 )

Angulo, Arturo, Naranjo-Elizondo, Beatriz, Rojas, Emmanuel & Ley-López, Juan Manuel, 2017, Fishes from the Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen de Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica, Check List 13 (5), pp. 683-702: 689

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Brachyrhaphis parismina ( Meek 1912: 86 )


(11) Brachyrhaphis parismina ( Meek 1912: 86)   ; Parismina livebearer (En), Olomina (Sp)

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Body elongate and moderately deep; lateral line reduced to a series of individual pits along side of body; fins without spines; a single dorsal fin; males with anal fin modified into a long gonopodium usually extending beyond the dorsal fin insertion; caudal fin rounded; gen- eral coloration yellowish gray with a fine black line along the mid-side of the body; fins usually transparent or yel- lowish with few dark pigmentation; anal fin with a black blotch mainly covering it antero-basal portion; maximum body length ca 40 mm SL.