Male in aquarium
Skiffia francesae from Teuchitlan [Ameca]. Extinct population kept in captivity since 1967. Photographed at the collection held by Omar Domínguez Domínguez at the Aquaculture laboratory (Aqualab) of the University San Nicolas de Hidalgo [Morelia]. Ago-2001.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Genus
Skiffia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Sep-2012

Skiffia francesae Kingston, 1978


Original description as Skiffia francesae:

  • Kingston, D.I. 1978. "Skiffia francesae, a new species of goodeid fish from western Mexico". Copeia. v. 1978(n. 3), pp. 503-508 (ffm04526) (abstract)

Conservation: Skiffia francesae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EW) extinct in the wild (1996). Reported extinct in 1978 by Burkhead (2012).

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