Orestias piacotensis

The Orestias piacotensis lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Orestias piacotensis Described A New Species of Killifish in the Genus Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) from the Southern High Andes, Chile Copeia; Volume 2006, Issue 3 (June 2006); Article: pp. More

A new species of Cyprinodontidae, Orestias piacotensis new species, is described from Laguna Piacota in the southern high Andean region (18°11'49.8''S, 69°15'56.9''W). More

Vila says that the Orestias piacotensis is a member of the Orestias agassizii complex and had a moderately large head with large eye whose orbits do not reach the dorsal profile. Unlike other members of the agassii complex, O. More

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Cyprinodontidae
Genus : Orestias
Species : Orestias piacotensis
Authority : Vila, 2006