Male in the aquarium
A male of Cyprinodon meeki from Ojo Garabato, Mezquital drainage [Durango], in the aquarium. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (11-Apr-2013). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Cyprinodon meeki Miller, 1976

Cachorrito del Mezquital; Mezquital pupfish.

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Original description as Cyprinodon meeki:

  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1976. "Four new pupfishes of the genus Cyprinodon from Mexico, with a key to the C. eximius complex". Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. v. 75(n. 2), pp. 68-75 (ffm00172)

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