Adult in Centoe Xlakah Dizibilchaltun
Adult in Cenote Xlakah Dizibilchaltun [Yucatán].Photo by Manuel Salazar González. (04-Dec-2013). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Characidae

Genus
Astyanax

Status
valid


Last updated on:
01-Mar-2013

Astyanax altior (Hubbs, 1936)

Sardinita yucateca; Yucatán tetra.


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Original description as Astyanax fasciatus altior:

ZooBank:FC3F9847-C0F5-45C8-BB1F-710F614174D9.

  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt. 1936. "Fishes of the Yucatan Peninsula". Carnegie Institute Washington Publications. (457) pp. 157-287 (ffm00250)

Conservation: Astyanax altior is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2018).