Male in the aquarium
A male of Cyprinodon verecundus from Lake Chinchancanab [Quintana Roo] in the aquarium of Michael Schneider. Photo by Michael Schneider. (12-May-2014). determiner Michael Schneider




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Cyprinodon verecundus Humphries, 1984

Cachorrito aletón; Largefin pupfish.

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Original description as Cyprinodon verecundus:

  • Humphries, Julian. 1984. "Cyprinodon verecundus, n. sp., a fifth species of pupfish from Laguna Chichancanab". Copeia. v. 1984(n. 1), pp. 58-68 (ffm00193)

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