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Sex and the Single Guppy

Intro | Discovery | Hypotheses | Simulation 1 | Analysis 1 | Simulation 2 | Analysis 2 | Conclusion | Gallery

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Guppy Gallery | Common Guppy Predators | Trinidad Guppy Habitat

Predators play an important role in the evolution of guppy populations. Take a closer look at some of the fish that have the greatest impact on guppies.

Pike cichlid

Common name: Pike cichlid
Scientific name: Crenicichla alta
Size: Up to 12" (~30 cm)
Distribution: Trinidad and Latin America

Blue acara

Common name: Blue acara
Scientific name: Aequidens pulcher
Size: Up to 7" (~18 cm)
Distribution: Trinidad and Latin America

Rivulus

Common name: Rivulus
Scientific name: Rivulus hartii
Size: Up to 5" (~12.5 cm)
Distribution: Caribbean islands and Latin America

Tigerfish

Common name: Tigerfish
Scientific name: Hoplias malabaricus
Size: Up to 24" (~60 cm)
Distribution: Trinidad and Latin America

Fat sleeper

Common name: Fat sleeper
Scientific name: Dormitator maculatus
Size: Up to 27.5" (~70 cm)
Distribution: Southern North America, Bahamas, and Latin America

Golden trahira

Common name: Golden trahira
Scientific name: Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus
Size: Up to 16" (~40 cm)
Distribution: Trinidad and Latin America

-> See the Trinidad guppy habitat

Intro | Discovery | Hypotheses | Simulation 1 | Analysis 1 | Simulation 2 | Analysis 2 | Conclusion | Gallery

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