helleri

helleri

[hel-uh-rahy, -ree]
noun
1.
a brightly colored, playful topminnow that is a hybrid of Xiphophorus helleri and X. maculatus, bred for aquariums.

Origin:
1905–10; < Neo-Latin helleri (of Heller), a specific epithet, after Carl Heller, 20th cent. tropical fish collector

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