Adult in habitat
Adult in habitat at Kankal [Yucatan]. Photo by Efrain Miguel Chávez Solis. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Ophisternon infernale (Hubbs, 1838)

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Original description as Pluto infernalis:


  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt. 1938. "Fishes from the caves of Yucatan". Carnegie Institution of Washington Publications. (491):261-295 (ffm00347)

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