Male at Yaxtunilha
A male of Belonesox belizanus at Yaxtunilha, Las Cruces, Usumacinta drainage [Guatemala]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (02-May-2017). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Belonesox belizanus Kner, 1860

Pepesca gaspar; Picudito; Pike killifish.

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Original description as Belonesox belizanus:


  • Kner, Rudolf. 1860. "Über Belonesox belizanus, nov. gen. et spec., aus der Familie der Cyprinodonten". Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde in Berlin. 40(10): 419-422 (ffm00066)

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Conservation: Belonesox belizanus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).