(Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Balderas, 1993)
English : Charco Palma pupfish
French : Killi de Charco Palma
Class : Teleostei
Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Notes : No subspecies known.
Adults can reach a maximum length of 5.5 cm. Deep body, slightly compressed laterally. Mouth slightly oriented upwards. Coloration is brown with reddish areas on head and shiny blue spots on each flank scales.
Range and habitat
The species is found in Central America and is endemic to the San Juan river system in Mexico. Lives in rivers, near waterfalls, in semi-arid country near dry forests.
IUCN RED LIST : EXTINCT IN THE WILD
CITES : Not Listed
Status : The species has completely disappeared from the wild and occured in only a single area. It is vulnerable to water pollution and disturbance.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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