Female in Santa Tecla spring
A female of Xiphophorus gordoni in Santa Tecla spring, Cuatro Cienegas valley [Coahuila].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus gordoni Miller & Minckley, 1963

Cuatro Cienegas platyfish; Espada de Cuatro Ciénegas.

Original description as Xiphophorus gordoni:

  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1963. "Xiphophorus gordoni, a new species of platyfish from Coahuila, México". Copeia. v. 1963(n. 3), pp. 538-546 (ffm00053)

Conservation: Xiphophorus gordoni is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (1996).

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