Adult in Cueva del Nacimiento del Rio San Antonio
Adult of Rhamdia reddelli in Cueva del Nacimiento del Rio San Antonio, Papaloapan drainage [Oaxaca]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (05-Apr-2021). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




Last updated on:

Rhamdia reddelli Miller, 1984

Blind wishkered catfish; Juil ciego.

Become a subscriber

Please login to view the full profile. See this and all other species profiles, pictures and videos by becoming a subscriber of the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico. Become a subscriber and get a free book the same value of your membership!you can also open the full profile for everyone to see by sponsor this species and support the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

subscribe login

Original description as Rhamdia reddelli:


  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1984. "Rhamdia reddelli, new species, the first blind pimelodid catfish from Middle America, with a key to the Mexican species". Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History. v. 20(n. 8), pp. 135-144 (ffm00488)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Rhamdia reddelli is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2019).