Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari Contreras-Balderas & Lozano-Vilano, 1994
Tepehuan shiner
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Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  4.38 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: Mexico.
Diagnosis:  Eye diameter larger than snout length. Breast naked. Mouth very oblique. Tuberculation heavy especially on central dorsum of pectoral fins of breeding males, on chin, and spineless on lips. Mature breeding males with bronze underparts including fins. Anal and paired fins with white borders. Body dark, including venter, with large, sparse melanophores, most noticeable in mature males. Other sexes with lateral band as wide or wider than eye, especially around midsides in females (Ref. 40526).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 12 September 2018 (D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.01.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.09.06

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