Skiffia multipunctata (Pellegrin, 1901)
Spotted skiffia
Skiffia multipunctata
photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Family:  Goodeidae (Splitfins), subfamily: Goodeinae
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 6 cm TL (female)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: endemic to Lerma River basin, Mexico.
Biology:  Used for cancer research.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 14 March 2018 (A2ac; B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 04.08.94
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.11.98
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.02.95

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