Cyprinodon longidorsalis

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Cyprinodon longidorsalis

Extinct in the Wild (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Cyprinodontidae
Genus: Cyprinodon
C. longidorsalis
Binomial name
Cyprinodon longidorsalis

Cyprinodon longidorsalis, the cachorrito de charco palmal or La Palma pupfish, is a species of

undescribed species of Cambarellus crayfish.[3][4]

The La Palma pupfish is a

ray-finned fish which can grow up to 5.1 cm (2.0 in) long. Their color ranges from almost gray to a deep blue. It is somewhat distinctive for having a single long dorsal fin which leans back.[5]


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  4. ^ Lozano-Vilano, M.d.L.; S. Conteras-Balderas (1993). "Four new species of Cyprinodon from southern Nuevo León, Mexico, with a key to the C. eximius complex (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae)". Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters. 4 (4): 295–308.
  5. ^ "Cyprinodon longidorsalis summary page". FishBase. Retrieved 2017-03-01.