Author: Steven Oliver

Limia Islai 0

Limia Islai

(Silva, R.R. & Weaver, P.F. 2020) First Described:the tiger limia has been formally described in the Journal of Fish Biology by Rodet Rodriguez-Silva and Pablo F. Weaver as Limia islai.Silva, R.R. & Weaver, P.F....

BLA – Show rules 0

BLA – Show rules

The exhibitor has a duty of care to ensure that the fish provided for the show are the optimum condition. The organisers will not allow any fish into the show that is:- Heavily gravid...

Bringing your fish to auction 0

Bringing your fish to auction

Preparing and transporting your fish for sale It is a recommendation that you starve your fish for 48 hours before the show, this reduces the possibility of your fish producing waste and ammonia which...

Limia melanogaster (Günther 1866) 0

Limia melanogaster (Günther 1866)

Etymology: Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish melanogaster meaning black abdomen. First description: Gunther A, 1866 Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Salmonidae, Percopsidae, Galaxidae,...

Limia zonata (Nichols 1915) 0

Limia zonata (Nichols 1915)

Etymology: Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish zonata: First description: Nichols, J.T. 1915. On Heterandria zonata sp. nov. and Heterandria versicolor (Günther) from...

Limia perugiae (Evermann & Clark, 1906) 1

Limia perugiae (Evermann & Clark, 1906)

Etymology: Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish perugiae: named after Dr. Alberto Purugia First description: Evermann, B.W. and H.W. Clark. 1906: New fishes from Santo...

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Limia vittata (Guichenot, 1853)

Etymology:                            Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish Vittata: (Latin) meaning “striped” or “banded” First description: Guichenot, A. 1853: Poissons. In: De la sagra, R., Histoire physique, politique et...

Neoheterandria elegans (HENN, 1916) 0

Neoheterandria elegans (HENN, 1916)

Etymology:                 Neoheterandria: from the Ancient Greek Neo meaning new, heteros, meaning ‘other, another, different’, and andros, meaning ‘male’. elegans: from the Latin elegans, meaning fine, elegant, and handsome. First description:        Henn, A. W., 1916 – Annals of the Carnegie Museum...

Girardinus metallicus (Poey, 1854) 0

Girardinus metallicus (Poey, 1854)

Etymology:                 Girardinus after the French – American ichthyologist Charles Girard metallicus referring to the metallic body colouration. First description:        Poey F. 1854. Los guajacones, poecesillos de agua dulce. In Poey, F., Memorias sobre la historia natural...

Xiphophorus couchianus (Girard C. 1859) 0

Xiphophorus couchianus (Girard C. 1859)

Etymology: Xiphophorus: Greek, xiphos = sword + Greek, pherein = to carry couchianus after Lieutenant D.N. Couch. First description: Girard C. 1859 Ichthyological notices, 41 – 59. Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia. No.11: 113 –...