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Sailfin molly

Poecilia latipinna

(Lesueur, 1821)

sailfin molly Species Photo


Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae
Alternate Names:


Brackish, freshwater

sailfin molly Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the St. Marys and Ogeechee River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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