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Cyprinodon radiosus Miller, 1948

Owens pupfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1942 or before

Rediscovered in 1964

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

California, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Bunnell, S. (1970). The desert pupfish. Cry California. 5:2-14.

Hoagstrom, Christopher W. and Osborne, Megan J. (2021). Biogeography of Cyprinodon Across the Great Plains-Chihuahuan Desert Region and Adjacent Areas. Proceedings of the Desert Fishes Council Special Publication 2021: 20-76.

Lee, D.S., Gilbert, C.R., Hocutt, C.H., Jenkins, R.E., McAllister, D.E. and Stauffer, J.R. Jr. 1980. Atlas of North American freshwater fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Matthews, J.R. and Moseley, C.J. (eds) (eds). 1990. The Official World Wildlife Fund Guide to Endangered Species of North America. Volume 1. Plants, Mammals. xxiii + pp 1-560 + 33 pp. appendix + 6 pp. glossary + 16 pp. index. Volume 2. Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Mussels, Crustaceans, Snails, Inse. Volume 1. Plants, Mammals. xxiii + pp 1-560 + 33 pp. appendix + 6 pp. glossary + 16 pp. index, pp. 1180 pp. Beacham Publications, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Miller, R. R., and Pister, E. P. (1971). Management of the Owens pupfish, Cyprinodon radiosus, in Mono County, California. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 100(3): 502-509.

Minckley, W.L. and Deacon, J.E. 1991. Battle Against Extinction: Native Fish Management in the American West. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona.

Moyle, P.B. 1976. Inland fishes of California. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.

Moyle, P.B. 2002. Inland fishes of California. Revised and expanded. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.

NatureServe. (2013). Cyprinodon radiosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T6164A15363754. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T6164A15363754.en. Downloaded on 14 March 2018.

Nelson, J.S., Crossman, E.J., Espinosa-Perez, H., Findley, L.T., Gilbert, C.R., Lea, R.N. and Williams, J.D. 2004. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Page, L.M. and Burr, B.M. 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes: North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

Page, L.M. and Burr, B.M. 2011. Peterson field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, Massachusetts.

Pister, Edwin Philip. (1993). Species in a bucket. American Currents 40(3): 15-20.

Robins, C.R., Bailey, R.M., Bond, C.E., Brooker, J.R., Lachner, E.A., Lea, R.N. and Scott, W.B. 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society.

Sigler, W.F. and Sigler, J.W. 1987. Fishes of the Great Basin: a natural history. University of Nevada Press, Reno, Nevada.

Taylor, T.L. and Williams, J.E. 1984. Recovery Plan for the Owens Pupfish, Cyprinodon radiosus. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 47 pp.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1967. Native fish and wildlife: endangered species. Federal Register 32(48): 4001.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1990. Endangered and threatened species recovery program: report to Congress. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C.

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