Quitobaquito pupfish

The Quitobaquito pupfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Quitobaquito pupfish is found only at Quitobaquito Pond and in established refuges on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. The desert pupfish was extirpated from Arizona and natural populations remain at the Salton Sea in California, and in Mexico. More

* Quitobaquito Pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius eremus) Search Advanced Search… Idyllic Desert Scene Info Quitobaquito Pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius eremus) = More

desert pupfish and Quitobaquito pupfish, in areas where they can eat mosquitoes and larvae, carriers of the deadly virus. More

● The Quitobaquito Pupfish is endemic (native) to a single site, found only at Quitobaquito Springs in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. ● Colorado River native fishes are adapted to live in swift currents. More

The Quitobaquito pupfish, found only in Quitobaquito Spring, Arizona, was recognized as a subspecies of desert pupfish; however, a recent phylogenetic study supports the recognition of this pupfish, as well as pupfish from the Rio Sonoyta, as the species Cyprinodon eremus Miller More

The annual census of the refugia for Quitobaquito pupfish were counted in the two ponds located on the nature trail behind the Cabeza Prieta refuge visitor center. Fifty pupfish were temporarily stored in the south pond from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, in May of this year. More

An estimated 4,000 to 5,000 Quitobaquito pupfish live in their namesake pond deep within the Sonoran Desert and located a stone's throw from the Mexican border. Threats of pollution ... More

There is so much to learn about Quitobaquito Pupfish (Cyprinodon eremus) ... how many of the endangered C. eremus are surviving in the Quitobaquito spring system. ... www.nps.gov 10 NAS - Species FactSheet Cyprinodon eremus Miller and Fuiman, 1987. More

The endangered species Quitobaquito Pupfish has only one native location in the United States-Quitobaquito Springs within Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. More

The Quitobaquito pupfish (Cyprinodon eremus) is a small fish that is only found in Quitobaquito springs in the southwest corner of the monument and a small river drainage in Mexico directly south of the international border. More

Quitobaquito pupfish, the desert pupfish have a narrower head, mouth and body. The bottom fins are longer and the head tends to be deeper with the jaw longer than other pupfish populations. More

Description: Quitobaquito Pupfish, Cyprinodon eremus and Desert Pupfish, Cyprinodon macularius; Part of the Vanishing Circles art collection for the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, showcasing rare and at-risk plants and animals in the Sonoran Desert region. More

Quitobaquito pupfish (Cyprinodon eremus), and endangered desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius). The proposed take would occur as a result of conservation measures on nonfederal lands within the historical range of the species in Arizona. More

Common names

Cachorrito del Sonoyta in Spanish (español)
Quitobaquito pupfish in English
Quitobaquito-Wüstenkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Sonoyta pupfish in English

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Genus : Cyprinodon
Species : Cyprinodon eremus
Authority : Miller & Fuiman, 1987