Leon Springs pupfish

The Leon Springs pupfish is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

leon springs pupfish, Cyprinodon bovinus Auteur(s) / Author(s) LEISER John K. (1 2) ; BRYAN Caroline M. More

The Leon Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon bovinus) is a species of fish in the Cyprinodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Cyprinodon bovinus. More

Leon Springs Pupfish - Cyprinodon Bovinus Learn about this small fish found only in freshwater streams and creeks in Texas. http://library.thinkquest.org/2878/tx_leon_springs_pupfish. More

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* Leon Springs pupfish, Cyprinodon bovinus Baird & Girard, 1853. * Villa Lopez pupfish, Cyprinodon ceciliae Lozano-Vilano & Contreras Balderas, 1993. More

the Leon Springs pupfish, Cyprinodon bovinus, from Pecos County, Texas. Southwest. Nat. 19: 179–190. Echelle, A.A., A.F. Echelle and D.R. Edds. 1987. Population structure of four pupfish species (Cyprinodontidae: Cyprinodon) from the Chihuahuan desert region of New Mexico and Texas: allozymic variation. More

Leon Springs pupfish, Cyprinodon bovinus, from Pecos County, Texas. Southwest. Nat. 19:179-90. 534. Echelle AF, Echelle AA. 1994. Assessment of genetic introgression between two pupfish species, Cyprinodon elegans and C. variegatus (Cyprinodontidae), after more than 20 years of secondary contact. More

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Leon Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon bovinus), known only from Leon Creek and its tributary, Diamond Y Spring, in Pecos County, Texas (Williams et al. 1985; Page & Burr 1991); the Comanche Springs pupfish (C. More

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Growing only two inches long, the Leon Springs Pupfish is a small, rare fish found only in Pecos County, Texas. Mostly a bottom-feeder, the fish ingest large amounts of mud along with its diet of algae and small invertebrates. More

Download larger image - The small Leon Springs pupfish is vanishing from its historic range. Diamond Y Spring Preserve contains the last of its natural habitat. More

Leon Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon bovinus): Renovation efforts by the Rio Grande Fishes Recovery Team and others to remove Leon Springs pupfish x sheepshead minnow (C. bovinus x C. variegatus) hybrids from Diamond-Y Draw have been successful. More

LEON SPRINGS PUPFISH (Cyprinodon bovinus): In March 2000, the lower watercourse of Leon Creek was renovated by intensive seining to remove all hybrid pupfish. All pupfish were frozen for analysis of pre-treatment level of introgression. More

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Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Genus : Cyprinodon
Species : Cyprinodon bovinus
Authority : Baird and Girard, 1853