Male in the aquarium
A male of Xenotoca eiseni from Compostela [Nayarit] in the Aquaculture laboratory (Acualab) of the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Morelia [Michoacán], in charge of Omar Domínguez Domínguez. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (06-Nov-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Chapalichthyini

Genus
Xenotoca

Status
valid


Last updated on:
31-Aug-2012

Xenotoca eiseni (Rutter, 1896)

Mexcalpique cola roja; Redtail splitfin.


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Original description as Characodon eiseni:

  • Rutter, Cloudsley M. 1896. "Notes on fresh water fishes of the Pacific slope of North America. II. The fishes of Rio Yaqui, Sonora, with the description of a new genus of Siluridae". Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. v. 6, pp. 255-262 (ffm04522)

Conservation: Xenotoca eiseni is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.