Chasmistes muriei


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Chasmistes muriei
Species Authority: Miller & Smith, 1981
Common Name(s):
English Snake River Sucker
Taxonomic Notes:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-11-02
Assessor(s): NatureServe
Reviewer(s): Smith, K. & Darwall, W.R.T.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Hammerson, G.A. & Ormes, M.
This species, known from only one specimen, is extinct.
1996 Extinct
1994 Extinct (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Extinct (IUCN 1990)
1988 Extinct (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Extinct (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This fish formerly occurred in the Snake River below Jackson Lake dam, Wyoming (Miller and Smith 1981).
Regionally extinct:
United States
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Population [top]

Population: None extant. This species is known from only one specimen.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This was a riverine species.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species was not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species was known from only one specimen. It is now believed to be Extinct; the causes of its extinction are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is extinct, so conservation actions are not applicable.

Citation: NatureServe 2013. Chasmistes muriei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.
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