Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Aztecula sallaei in the aquarium of the laboratory of Aquaculture, University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo [Morelia]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.




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Aztecula sallaei (Günther, 1868)

Aztec chub; Carpita azteca.

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Original description as Ceratichthys sallaei:


  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1868. "Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Heteropygii, Cyprinidae, Gonorhynchidae, Hyodontidae, Osteoglossidae, Clupeidae,.. Halosauridae, in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. v. 7, pp. 1-512 (ffm00092)

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