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

Family
Synbranchidae

Genus
Ophisternon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Jun-2013

Ophisternon infernale (Hubbs, 1838)


Original description as Pluto infernalis:

ZooBank:A0D27CC1-769E-4C89-8169-BE6A7490E38D.

  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt. 1938. "Fishes from the caves of Yucatan". Carnegie Institution of Washington Publications. (n. 491), pp. 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).

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