- a brightly colored, playful topminnow that is a hybrid of Xiphophorus helleri and X. maculatus, bred for aquariums.
Origin of helleri
1905–10; < New Latin helleri (of Heller), a specific epithet, after Carl Heller, 20th cent. tropical fish collector
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The dark color is as might be expected since helleri inhabits the humid Tropical Zone.American Weasels
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