Aphanius baeticus

The Aphanius baeticus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Aphanius baeticus is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Aphanius baeticus is a species of fish in the Cyprinodontidae family. It is endemic to Spain. Its natural habitats are rivers, estuarine waters, and coastal saline lagoons. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

denominada Aphanius baeticus, en honor al río Guadalquivir (baetis para los romanos), pues es en su cuenca donde se localizan las mejores poblaciones. Dado que A. More

Geographical distribution of Aphanius baeticus in the Iberian Peninsula. Behaviour: It usually swims in small groups next to the submerged vegetation in shallow water, where it is not easily seen. More

make Aphanius baeticus a poor choice for the community aquarium. Given its precarious conservation status the emphasis should also be on captive reproduction and we strongly recommend maintaining it alone. More

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Genus : Aphanius
Species : Aphanius baeticus
Authority : Doadrio, Carmona andFern