Pair courting in the aquarium
A pair (male in front) of Cyprinodon macularius courting in the aquarium of Paul V. Loiselle (United States). Photo by Paul V. Loiselle. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

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Cyprinodon macularius Baird & Girard, 1853

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Original description as Cyprinodon macularius:


  • Baird, Spencer F. & C.F. Girard. 1853. "Descriptions of new species of fishes collected by Mr. John H. Clark, on the U. S. and Mexican Boundary Survey, under Lt. Col. Jas. D. Graham". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 6:387-390 (ffm04562)

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