Adult in Huichihuayan River
An adult of Notropis tropicus in Huichihuayan River, Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosí]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (22-Apr-2006). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Notropis tropicus Hubbs & Miller, 1975

Carpita tropical; Pygmy shiner.

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Original description as Notropis tropicus:

  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt & R.R. Miller. 1975. "Notropis tropicus, a new cyprinid fish from eastern Mexico". Southwestern Naturalist. v. 20(n. 1), pp. 121-131 (ffm00147)

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