Male at Los Anteojitos
A male of Ataeniobius toweri at Los Anteojitos spring, Rioverde Valley, Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosí]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Goodiini

Genus
Ataeniobius

Status
valid


Last updated on:
18-Sep-2012

Ataeniobius toweri (Hubbs & Turner, 1939)

Bluetail splitfin; Mexcalpique cola azul.


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Original description as Goodea toweri:

  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1904. "The fresh-water fishes of Mexico north of the isthmus of Tehuantepec". Field Columbian Museum Publication. pp. 1-252 (ffm00159)

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