Adult in Candelaria River
An adult of Diapterus plumieri in the upper Candelaria River [Mexico]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Diapterus plumieri (Cuvier, 1830)

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Original description as Gerres plumieri:


  • Cuvier, Georges & A. Valenciennes. 1830. "Tome Sixième. Livre sixième. Partie I. Des Sparoïdes; Partie II. Des Ménides". Histoire naturelle des poissons. 6:1-559 (ffm00466)

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Conservation: Diapterus plumieri is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.