Freshly collected adult
Chirostoma mezquital freshly collected at 27 de Noviembre. Ojo Garabato, Mezquital drainage [Durango]. Photo by G√ľnther Schleussner. (25-Jan-2015). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Chirostoma mezquital Meek, 1904

Charal del Mezquital; Mezquiital silverside.

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Original description as Chirostoma mezquital:


  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1904. "The fresh-water fishes of Mexico north of the isthmus of Tehuantepec". Field Columbian Museum Publication. pp. 1-252 (ffm00159)

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