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Millerichthys robustus © Juan Miguel Artigas Azas


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A new species of <i>Profundulus</i> is described from Oaxaca

A new species of Profundulus is described from Oaxaca — A new species of killifish in the genus Profundulus has been described in the journal Ichthyology & Herpetology 109(4):949–957 2021 by Sara E Dominguez-Cisneros, Ernesto Velázquez-Velázquez, Caleb D. McMahan, and Wilfredo A. Matamoros. The new species significantly extends the known... more

Published genera profiles

Xenotaenia

Xenotaenia Turner, 1946 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Consistently considered valid and monotypic since its description.

Xenodexia

Xenodexia Hubbs, 1950 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Uniquely modified right pectoral fin that assimilates into a hand.

Vieja

Vieja Fernández Yépez, 1969 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Vieja is one of the common names these fish are known within its range.

Published species profiles

Herichthys tepehua

Herichthys tepehua de la Maza-Benignos, Ornelas-García, Lozano-Vilano, García-Ramírez & Doadrio, 2014 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A new diagnosis for this species is necessary.

Xenodexia ctenolepis

Xenodexia ctenolepis Hubbs, 1950 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The only cyprinodontid with ctenoid scales.

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16-Jan-2023, Picture: Cyprinodon eremus, Male in the aquarium, (Gabriele Calì)
16-Jan-2023, Picture: Cyprinodon eremus, Female in the aquarium, (Gabriele Calì)
16-Jan-2023, Picture: Cyprinodon eremus, Female in the aquarium, (Gabriele Calì)
16-Jan-2023, Picture: Cyprinodon eremus, Male courting a female, (Gabriele Calì)
09-Jan-2023, Picture: Goodea atripinnis, Freshly collected male, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
09-Jan-2023, Picture: Ameca: Oconahua dam, Oconahua dam, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
09-Jan-2023, Picture: Ameca: Oconahua dam, Oconahua dam, (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
10-Dec-2022, Species profile: Brycon guatemalensis Regan, 1908 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
10-Dec-2022, Picture: Brycon guatemalensis, Freshly collected young adult, (Michi Tobler)

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