Freshly collected adult
Dorosoma cepedianum freshly collected adult at Laguna de la Puerta, Pánuco drainage [Tamaulipas]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Clupeidae

Genus
Dorosoma

Status
valid


Last updated on:
29-Jun-2013

Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)


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Original description as Megalops cepediana:

ZooBank:C67BC50C-186C-44A6-861E-0E7BECF8318C.

  • Lesueur, Charles-Alexander. 1818. "Description of several new species of North American fishes". Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. 1:222-235 (ffm00355)

Conservation: Dorosoma cepedianum is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).