Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Molly Poecilia sphenops

Classification

Poeciliidae [family]
Poecilia [genus] (2)
sphenops [species]

Classification

Poeciliidae [family]
Poecilia [genus] (2)
sphenops [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten

  • Publications

    • Beaufort, I.F. de 1940. Freshwater fishes from the Leeward group, Venezuela and eastern Colombia. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and the Venezuelan Islands 2: 109-114.
    • Debrot, A.O. 2003. A review of the freshwater fishes of Curaçao, with comments on those of Aruba and Bonaire. Caribbean Journal of Science 39(1): 100-108.
    • Hulsman, H., Vonk, R., Aliabadian, M., Debrot, A.O. & V. Nijman 2008. Effect of introduced species and habitat alteration on the occurrence and distribution of euryhaline fishes in fresh- and brackish-water habitats on Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao (South Caribbean). Contributions to Zoology 77(1): 45-52. [link]
    • Metzelaar, J. 1919. Over Tropische Atlantische vissen. 314. A.H.Kruyt Uitgever, Amsterdam.
    • Metzelaar, J. 1922. On a collection of marine fishes from the lesser Antilles. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde 22(1): 133-141.
    • Nahhas, F.M. & Cable, R.M. 1964. Digenetic and aspidogastrid trematodes from marine fishes of Curacao and Jamaica. Digenetic and aspidogastrid trematodes from marine fishes of Curacao and Jamaica 11(4): 169-228.
    • Sanders, M. 1936. Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba im Jahre 1930. 22. Nichtmare Fische von Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 67(5-6): 448-454.