Male in the aquarium
A young male of Cyprinodon simus from Lake Chinchancanab [Quintana Roo], in the aquarium of Michael Schneider [Germany]. Photo by Michael Schneider. (09-Mar-2014).

Family
Cyprinodontidae

Genus
Cyprinodon

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
06-Mar-2014

Cyprinodon simus Humphries & Miller, 1981

Boxer pupfish; Cachorrito boxeador.


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Original description as Cyprinodon simus:

  • Humphries, Julian & R.R. Miller. 1981. "A remarkable species flock of pupfishes, genus Cyprinodon, from Yucat√°n, Mexico". Copeia. v. 1981(n. 1), pp. 52-64 (ffm00180) (abstract)

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