Notropis amecae Chernoff & Miller, 1986

Ameca shiner, carpita del Ameca



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 21 April 1969 (Miller et al. 1989:26)

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Río Ameca, Mexico












Original scientific description:

Chernoff, Barry and Miller, Robert Rush. (1986). Fishes of the Notropis calientis complex with a key to the southern shiners of Mexico. Copeia 1986(1): 170-183. [Abstract]


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

López-López, E., and J. Paulo-Maya. 2001. Changes in the fish assemblages in the upper Río Ameca, Mexico. Journal Freshwater Ecology 16 (2):179-187.

Miller, R. R., Williams, J. D. and Williams, J. E. (1989). Extinctions of North American fishes during the past century. Fisheries 14(6): 22-38.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Notropis amecae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 23 September 2012.


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