Platypoecilus maculatus

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Noun1.Platypoecilus maculatus - small stocky Mexican fishPlatypoecilus maculatus - small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish
live-bearer, poeciliid, poeciliid fish, topminnow - small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control
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Braddock, he wrote his thesis on "An Analysis of the Effects of the Social Hierarchy and Other Factors upon Food Consumption in the Fish Platypoecilus maculatus.