Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Characidae

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.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Rare (R)
1990 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. 1996. Astyanax mexicanus ssp. jordani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T2270A9379535. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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