Shortfin silverside

The Shortfin silverside lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The shortfin silverside Chirostoma humboldtianum has been considered for culture in Mexico, but success has been limited by a poor knowledge of its early development. First synthesis of the early development of the shortfin silverside is presented to determine conditions suitable for rearing. More

Common names

charal de Xochimilco in Spanish (español)
Charal del Valle de Mexico in Spanish (español)
Pescado blanco in Spanish (español)
shortfin silverside in English
卡頦銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
卡颏银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Atherinopsidae
Genus : Chirostoma
Species : Chirostoma humboldtianum
Authority : Valenciennes, 1835