Illustration of Holotype
Holotype of Chirostoma arge as illustrated in the original description (Jordan & Snyder, 1899) and stored at the California Academy of Sciences [San Francisco] with registration SU 6154 (formerly at Standford University). Photo by anynomous . Sent by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Atherinopsidae

Genus
Chirostoma

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Sep-2013

Chirostoma arge (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)

Charal del Verde; Largetooth silverside.


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Original description as Eslopsarum arge:

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  • Jordan, David Starr & J. O. Snyder. 1899. "Notes on a collection of fishes from the rivers of Mexico, with description of twenty new species". Bulletin of the U.S. Fish Commission. v. 19, pp. 115-147 (ffm00041)

Conservation: Chirostoma arge is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2018).