Adult at Basihuare
Gila pulchra in a headwaters tributary of Urique River, Fuerte drainage, at Basihuare, in the Tarahumara mountains [Chihuahua]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (03-May-2007). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Gila pulchra (Girard, 1856)

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Original description as Tigoma pulchra:

  • Girard, Charles Frederic. 1856. "Researches upon the cyprinoid fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of the United States, west of the Mississippi Valley, from specimens in the museum of the Smithsonian Institution". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 8:165-213 (ffm04542)

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