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).



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Cyprinodon simus Humphries & Miller, 1981

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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. 1981(1):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).