Male in the aquarium
A male of Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari from Balneario La Concha, Mezquital drainage [Durango] in the aquarium of the Natural History Museum of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León [Nuevo Leon]. This picture appears as plate 4 in Robert Miller's "Freshwater Fishes of Mexico" book. Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. (1991). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari Contreras-Balderas & Lozano-Vilano, 1994

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Original description as Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari:


  • Contreras-Balderas, Salvador. 1994. "Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari, a new cyprinid fish from Río Nazas of México, with a key to the Lepida Clade". Copeia. 1994(4):897-906 (ffm00104)

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