Group at Tamasopo
A group of Ictalurus mexicanus in the deepest (9 m) part of a pool under a water fall at Tamasopo River (Las Cascadas), Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosí].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Ictalurus mexicanus (Meek, 1904)

Bagre del Verde; Rio Verde catfish.

Original description as Amiurus mexicanus:

  • 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: Ictalurus mexicanus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (1996).

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