Killifishes | Tooth Carps | Pupfishes | Topminnows: Click on the small images below for more information about each one. More

University of New Mexico on "The speciation of pupfishes in Laguna Chichancanab" 8 - 2006 at ASU/Fountain Hills: Anthony Terceira on "Fish Photography" and "The Bivitattum Group", Al Morales on "Pupfishes", and John Boylan on Collecting in Panama" 9 - 2007 at More

This family, the pupfishes, consists of about 100 species, often living in harsh habitats that no other fishes can tolerate. Cyprinodontid fishes occur in diverse habitats throughout much of the world. More

maintains the pupfishes in large vats. If I remember correctly, there are somewhere between 20 and 30 of these, and they desperately require repairs. The repairs and relining cost about $500 for each vat. More

Pupfishes are small fishes, only a few inches in length, that have deep bodies and highly arched backs. Their mouths typically upturned to allow them to easily eat off the surface of the water. More

distribution of genetic variation in the pupfishes Cyprinodon atrorus and C. bifasciatus Export Find Similar = by: Evan W. Carson, Thomas E. DowlingMolecular Ecology, Vol. 15, No. 3. (March 2006), pp. 667-679. More

desert spring system where pupfishes have evolved. In the Cuatrocienegas basin, Coahuila, Mexico, C. atrorus and C. bifaciatus are located. C. atrorus is now available to AKA members, as Richard Haas brought some back with him from a research trip to the area. More

The pupfishes are a group of small killifish belonging to ten genera of the family Cyprinodontidae of ray-finned fish. All pupfishes are especially noted for being found in extreme and isolated situations, in various parts of North America, South America, and the Caribbean region. More

Most North American pupfishes are found scattered throughout the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Abundance Seasonal abundance varies by habitat. More

phylogenetics of pupfishes and speckled chubs, and conservation genetics of fishes in the southwest. Selected Publications Echelle, A. A. 2007. The western pupfish clade (Cyprinodontidae: Cyprinodon): mtDNA divergence times and drainage history. More

Common names

Cachorrito aletas blancas in Spanish (espaƱol)
Whitefin pupfish in English

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Genus : Cyprinodon
Species : Cyprinodon eximius
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