Tag Archives: Poecilia latipinna

Photo of two three-month old male breeder Bronze Sailfin Mollies. Their gonopodia are just developing and the sailfin hasn't developed as yet.

Developing a Strain from a Single Fish

Photo: Two very young male Bronze Sailfin Mollies showing the improved coloration I selected for. They are too young to sport nice sailfins, but they grew up with large dorsals. As evidence of their youth, look at their gonopodia (anal fin), which are just beginning to develop. How many times have you seen a single, […]

Photo of two Amazon mollies, Poecilia formosa.

Poecilia formosa – Amazon Molly

Photo: Two Poecilia formosa, Amazon mollies, collected from Coleto Creek at Highway US 77 in Victoria County, Texas.   December 12, 2017, four of us plus two German Shepherds went collecting on Coleto Creek in Victoria County, Texas (see my blogs: http://goliadfarms.com/coleto-creek-collecting-trip-december-21-2017/ and http://goliadfarms.com/lucania-goodei-the-blue-fin-killifish/). During that trip, we collected a unique molly, Poecilia formosa, the […]

Poecilia latipinna, Mustang Island collection site.

Poecilia latipinna, Mustang Island to Siegen University in Germany

The photo shows the Poecilia latipinna, Mustang Island collection site. This post is about the saga of Poecilia latipinna and Siegen University in Germany. Years ago we got an order from Siegen University for Poecilia latipinna (our native green sailfin molly) from Comal Springs in New Braunfels, Texas. The fish were wanted for research into […]