Male from Los Chorros
Gila modesta freshly collected male from Los Chorros, Rio Grande drainage [Coahuila].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (03-Mar-2006). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Gila modesta (Garman, 1881)

Carpa de Saltillo; Saltillo chub.

Original description as Cheonda modesta:

  • Garman, Samuel. 1881. "New and little-known reptiles and fishes in the museum collections". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. v. 8(n. 3), pp. 85-93 (ffm01650)

Conservation: Gila modesta is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (1996).

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