Astyanax mexicanus ssp. jordani


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Astyanax mexicanus ssp. jordani
Species Authority: (Hubbs & Innes, 1936)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Sardina Ciega
Taxonomic Notes: Eschmeyer (2004) and FishBase note that this is valid as Astyanax jordani. A note on FishBase indicates that it "recently evolved from the surface form Astyanax mexicanus".

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1ac+2c, B1+2c, D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P.

Geographic Range [top]

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. 1996. Astyanax mexicanus ssp. jordani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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