Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Chirostoma mezquital from Ojo Garabato, Mezquital drainage [Durango] in the aquarium. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (20-Jul-2023). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Chirostoma mezquital Meek, 1904

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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. 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).