RSS WHAT'S NEW: What is new in the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico.

New additions to the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico for the past three months, you can as well consult older additions by following the links in the lower part of the page


What is new?

*26-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Poeciliopsis pleurospilus (Günther, 1866) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Trinectes maculatus, Adult in Casa Cenote (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*25-Jan-2022

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New fish pictures:
Skiffia multipunctata, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Skiffia multipunctata, Female in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*24-Jan-2022

Updated species profile for:
Profundulus parentiae Matamoros, Domínguez-Cisneros, Velázquez-Velázquez, McMahan, 2018 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Characodon lateralis, Female in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*23-Jan-2022

Updated species profile for:
Poeciliopsis viriosa Miller, 1960 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*22-Jan-2022

Updated species profile for:
Profundulus balsanus Ahl, 1935 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Agonostomus monticola, Adults at Tambaque (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Gambusia regani, Female at Tambaque (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*21-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Profundulus punctatus (Günther, 1866) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Vieja fenestrata, Adult in the aquarium (Guensho Shimabukuro)

*20-Jan-2022

Updated genus profile:
Skiffia Meek, 1902 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Evorthodus lyricus, Adult in the aquarium (Manuel Salazar González)

*19-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Gymnotus maculosus Albert & Miller, 1995 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Megupsilon aporus, Head picture of a male (Andreas Tveteraas)
Megupsilon aporus, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Cualac tessellatus, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*18-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Neotoca bilineata (Bean, 1887) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Updated genus profile:
Neotoca Hubbs & Turner, 1939, 1939 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Cyprinodon veronicae, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*17-Jan-2022



*15-Jan-2022

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Updated habitat profile for:
Conchos-Chorreras San Ignacio spring [Nuevo León] (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Updated species profile for:
Fundulus philpisteri García-Ramirez, Contreras-Balderas & Lozano-Vilano, 2007 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New habitat pictures:
Conchos-Chorreras: San Ignacio spring, Baños de San Ignacio (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Conchos-Chorreras: San Ignacio spring, Baños de San Ignacio (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Conchos-Chorreras: San Ignacio spring, Baños de San Ignacio (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Conchos-Chorreras: San Ignacio spring, Baños de San Diego (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*14-Jan-2022

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New fish pictures:
Hubbsina turneri, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*13-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Poecilia orri Fowler, 1943 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Allodontichthys polylepis, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*12-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Skiffia multipunctata (Pellegrin, 1901) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Characodon lateralis, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Characodon lateralis, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*11-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Skiffia francesae Kingston, 1978 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari, Female in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*10-Jan-2022

Updated genus profile:
Allodontichthys Hubbs & Turner, 1939 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus couchianus, Group in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Xiphophorus couchianus, Pair in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

New habitat pictures:
Pátzcuaro: Molino de Chapultepec, Spring at El Molino de Chapultepec (Andreas Tveteraas)
Lerma-Chapala: Lake Camecuaro, Lake Camécuaro (Andreas Tveteraas)

*09-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Roeboides bouchellei Fowler, 1923 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus hellerii, Male with melanophores (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Xiphophorus cortezi, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)


*07-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Gambusia zarskei Meyer, Schories & Schartl, 2010 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Gambusia zarskei, Female in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

New habitat pictures:
Grande: Baños de San Diego, Baños de San Diego (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Grande: Baños de San Diego, Baños de San Diego (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Grande: Baños de San Diego, Baños de San Diego (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Grande: Baños de San Diego, Baños de San Diego (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Grande: Baños de San Diego, Baños de San Diego (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*06-Jan-2022

Updated genus profile:
Xiphophorus Heckel, 1848 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus meyeri, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Xiphophorus couchianus, Group in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Xiphophorus couchianus, Male in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Xiphophorus couchianus, Female in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)


*04-Jan-2022

Updated genus profile:
Thorichthys Meek, 1904 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*03-Jan-2022

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New fish pictures:
Ogilbia pearsei, Adult in Misty River cave (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Ogilbia pearsei, Adult in Misty River cave (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Ogilbia pearsei, Head picture of an adult (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Ogilbia pearsei, Frontal view of an adult (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Ogilbia pearsei, Adult in Misty River cave (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*01-Jan-2022

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus pygmaeus Hubbs & Gordon, 1943 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*31-Dec-2021

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Updated habitat profile for:
Panuco Nacimiento de Taninul [San Luis Potosí] (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus nigrensis (Rosen, 1960) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*30-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot, 1990 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*29-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus multilineatus Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot, 1990 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*28-Dec-2021

Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus monticolus Kallman, Walter, Morizot & Kazianis, 2004 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*27-Dec-2021

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New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus gordoni, Pair in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)
Etheostoma lugoi, Adult in the aquarium (Andreas Tveteraas)

*25-Dec-2021

Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus mixei Kallman, Walter, Morizot & Kazianis, 2004 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*23-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus meyeri Schartl & Schröder, 1988 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Xiphophorus milleri Rosen, 1960 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*19-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus malinche Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot, 1910 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus malinche, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus malinche, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)

*18-Dec-2021

New species profile:
Xiphophorus roseni Meyer & Wischnath, 1981 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Ameca splendens, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*17-Dec-2021

New species profile:
Xiphophorus kosszanderi Meyer & Wischnath, 1981 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus roseni Meyer & Wischnath, 1981 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*16-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus kallmani Meyer & Schartl, 2003 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*14-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus gordoni Miller & Minckley, 1963 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus hellerii, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus hellerii, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus hellerii, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)

*13-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus hellerii Heckel, 1848 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus hellerii, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus hellerii, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus hellerii, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)

*12-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus evelynae (Rosen, 1960) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*11-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus couchianus (Girard, 1859) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*10-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus cortezi (Rosen, 1960) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*09-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus clemenciae Alvarez, 1959 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*08-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus birchmanni (Lechner & Radda, 1987) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*07-Dec-2021

Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus andersi Meyer & Schartl, 1980 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*06-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Thorichthys pasionis (Rivas, 1962) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Xiphophorus alvarezi (Rosen, 1960) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*04-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Skiffia lermae Meek, 1902 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*03-Dec-2021

Updated species profile for:
Brachyrhaphis hartwegi Rosen & Bailey, 1963 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Anableps dowei Gill, 1861 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*02-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus montezumae Jordan & Snyder, 1899 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*01-Dec-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Eleotris picta Kner, 1863 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Priapella chamulae, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Priapella chamulae, Freshly collected female (Michi Tobler)
Priapella chamulae, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)

*30-Nov-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus xiphidium (Hubbs & Gordon, 1932) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Belonesox belizanus, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Belonesox belizanus, Freshly collected female (Michi Tobler)

*29-Nov-2021

Updated genus profile:
Belonesox Kner, 1860 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther, 1866) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Priapella chamulae Schartl, Meyer & Wilde, 2006 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus maculatus, Freshly collected male (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus maculatus, Freshly collected female (Michi Tobler)
Xiphophorus maculatus, Freshly collected female (Michi Tobler)

*28-Nov-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Belonesox belizanus Kner, 1860 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*26-Nov-2021

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New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus xiphidium, Male at Rio Blanco (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


*24-Nov-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Xiphophorus variatus (Meek, 1904) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Poecilia mexicana, Male in Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Poecilia mexicana, Pair in Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Poecilia mexicana, Male in Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Poecilia mexicana, Female in Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*23-Nov-2021

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New fish pictures:
Awaous tajasica, Adult in Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Awaous tajasica, Adult in Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New habitat pictures:
Tenixtepec: Rio Tenixtepec, Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Tenixtepec: Rio Tenixtepec, Tenixtepec River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*22-Nov-2021


*20-Nov-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Priapella compressa Alvarez, 1948 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New fish pictures:
Priapella compressa, Females in the aquarium (Jean-Marie Dewandeleer)
Priapella compressa, Males in the aquarium (Jean-Marie Dewandeleer)

*18-Nov-2021

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New fish pictures:
Xiphophorus multilineatus, Dominant male (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*16-Nov-2021

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Updated species profile for:
Aztecula sallaei (Günther, 1868) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*05-Nov-2021

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New fish pictures:
Rheoheros lentiginosus, Pair with fry in the Subin River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Rheoheros lentiginosus, Female with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Thorichthys meeki, Female with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*04-Nov-2021

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New fish pictures:
Rheoheros coeruleus, Pair with fry in Bascam River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Rheoheros coeruleus, Pair with fry in Bascam River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Rheoheros coeruleus, Pair with fry in Bascam River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*03-Nov-2021

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New fish pictures:
Dionda melanops, Adults in Sabinas River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New habitat pictures:
Grande: San Juan River, San Juan River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Usumacinta: San Juan River, Rio San Juan at San Juan (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Usumacinta: San Juan River, Rio San Juan at San Juan (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*26-Oct-2021