Notropis aulidion Chernoff & Miller, 1986

Durango shiner



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Burkhead, 2012)

Last record: 1961

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


Estimated date of extinction: 1965 (Burkhead, 2012)



Rio del Tunal, upper Rio Mezquital drainage basin, Durango, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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


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.

Bennett, M.G. and Conway, K.W. 2010. An overview of North America’s diminutive freshwater fish fauna. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 21: 63-72.

Burkhead, Noel M. (2012). Extinction Rates in North American Freshwater Fishes, 1900–2010. BioScience 62(9): 798-808.

Domínguez, O. (2019). Notropis aulidion. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T14882A546490. Downloaded on 27 October 2021.

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

Jelks, Howard L., Walsh, Stephen J., Burkhead, Noel M., Contreras-Balderas, Salvador, Díaz-Pardo, Edmundo, Hendrickson, Dean A., Lyons, J., Mandrak, Nicholas E., McCormick, Frank, Nelson, Joseph F., Platania, Steven P., Porter, Brady A., Renaud, Claude B., Schmitter-Soto, Juan Jacabo, Taylor, Eric B. and Warren, Melvin L. Jr. (2008). Conservation status of imperiled North American freshwater and diadromous fishes. Fisheries 33(8): 372-407.

Miller, R.R., Minckley, W.L. and Norris, S.M. 2005 . Freshwater Fishes of México. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

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 aulidion. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 31 May 2013.


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