The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Azurina eupalama Heller & Snodgrass, 1903

Galápagos damsel(fish)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record

1982 (1983?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Galápagos Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Ichthyology 29536 (3 specimens; sexes unspecified)

 

See https://mczbase.mcz.harvard.edu/SpecimenDetail.cfm?collection_object_id=1547710&returnURL=%26taxon_name_id%3D129632&orderedCollObjIdList=1547710 for full details of the collection of the specimen.

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Heller, Edmund and Snodgrass, Robert Evans. (1903). Papers from the Hopkins Stanford Galapagos expedition, 1898-1899. XV. New fishes. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences 5: 189-229.

 

Other references:

Allen, G., Robertson, R., Rivera, R.,Edgar, G., Merlen, G., Zapata, F. & Barraza, E. (2010). Azurina eupalama. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 25 July 2012.

Grove, J. S. and Lavenberg, R. J. (1997). Fishes of the Galápagos Islands. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. 863 pp. [pp. 473-474]

McCosker, John E. and Rosenblatt, Richard H. (2010). The Fishes of the Galápagos Archipelago: An Update. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 61(suppl.II, no.11): 167-195.

https://baynature.org/articles/fish-never-knew/

https://fishbase.org/summary/Azurina-eupalama.html

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=recentfish&action=display&thread=1741

 

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