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Austrolebias nigripinnis

Austrolebias nigripinnis
Black Pearl Fish
The body coloration is blue-grey to bluish-black with 9 - 11 rows of brilliant turquoise spots. The abdomen behind the gill covers is lighter in color. The dorsal, caudal and anal fins display larger turquoise spots and blotches. In some populations the dorsal fin contains 5 - 6 concentric arced lines of turquoise spots. The edge of the dorsal and anal fins has a darker band. Some populations have a turquoise edging inside of the dark band on the dorsal fin. The females are light brown with grey spots. There are several black spots on the side of the body.