Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone Miller, 1948

Shoshone pupfish



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (since missing?)



Shoshone Springs, Inyo County, California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Miller, Robert Rush. (1948). The cyprinodont fishes of the Death Valley system of eastern California and southwestern Nevada. Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. 68: 1-155.


Other references:

Castleberry, Daniel T.; Williams, Jack E.; Sato, Georgina M.; Hopkins, Todd E.; Brasher, Anne M.; and Parker, Michael S. (1990). Status and Management of Shoshone Pupfish, Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone (Cyprinodontidae), at Shoshone Spring, Inyo County, California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences: Vol. 89: Iss. 1. 

Taylor, F., R. Miller, J. Pedretti, and, J. Deacon. 1988. Rediscovery of the Shoshone pupfish, Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone, at Shoshone Springs, Inyo County, California. Bull. So. California Acad. Sci. 87(2): 67-73.


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