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Limia nigrofasciata
Black striped limia, Hump-backed livebearer

A male black-barred Limia

A male black-barred Limia

The female <I>Limia nigrofasciata</I> is larger and plumper than the male. Note also the smaller dorsal fin.

The female Limia nigrofasciata is larger and plumper than the male. Note also the smaller dorsal fin.

The male is noticeably smaller than female, but more intensely coloured

The male is noticeably smaller than female, but more intensely coloured

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