Male in the aquarium
A male of Xenotoca doadrioi collected in 2003 at San Marcos creek, Atotonilco Lake drainage [Jalisco], in the aquarium. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (10-Apr-2013). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Chapalichthyini

Genus
Xenotoca

Status
valid


Last updated on:
27-Apr-2022

Xenotoca doadrioi Domínguez-Domínguez, Bernal-Zuñiga & Piller, 2016

Doadrio's redtail splitfin; Mexcalpique de San Marcos; San Marcos redtail splitfin.


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Original description as Xenotoca doadrioi:

ZooBank:63BB858A-B1BF-460E-80C3-A59EFE4A2D68.

Conservation: Xenotoca doadrioi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2017). Xenotoca doadrioi endemic to Jalisco state, and restricted to a few spring fed ponds and dams within the endorheic Laguna de Magdalena basin and the headwaters of the upper Río Ameca. The species is severely threatened by water pollution—mainly because of agriculture— droughts and invasive non-native fish species. It has already disappeared from part of its historical range (Köck, 2019).