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Conservation Status of the Guppy (Poecilia reticulata)

The Guppy is an extremely common fish in the aquarium trade, and is not considered vulnerable in the wild (Fishbase.org). They originally come from South America and the Caribbean: Venezuela, Barbados, Trinidad, northern Brazil and the Guyanas (Fishbase.org), but the guppies seen in pet shops are captive bred. The vast majority of guppies seen in the trade …