Its mouth was nearly turned upwards and therefore the flat head had a dished shape.

The Orestias lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater environment.

Orestias is a genus of pupfish. Older systematics classified them into the own family Orestiidae. They are carnivorous plankton feeders and can reach a length between 9 and 22 centimetres. Their most characteristic feature is the absence of the ventral fin. More

Orestias was a small ancient Greek settlement founded next to the Maritsa (or Evros) river, which now forms the modern border between Turkey and Greece. More

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Orestias ascotanensis Orestias chungarensis Orestias crawfordi Orestias ctenolepis Orestias cuvieri Orestias elegans Orestias empyraeus Orestias farfani Orestias forgeti Orestias frontosus Orestias fuscus More

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* Orestias ascotanensis Parenti, 1984. * Orestias chungarensis Vila & Pinto, 1987. * Orestias crawfordi Tchernavin, 1944. * Orestias ctenolepis Parenti, 1984. More

A new species of Cyprinodontidae, Orestias piacotensis new species, is described from Laguna Piacota in the southern high Andean region (18°11'49.8''S, 69°15'56.9''W). More

Common names

Boga in English
Boga in Spanish (español)
Orestias in English
Orestias cuvieri in Catalan (Català)
Orestias cuvieri in Spanish (español)
居氏山鮰 in Chinese (中文)
居氏山鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Genus : Orestias
Species : Orestias cuvieri
Authority : Valenciennes, 1846