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Vulnerable - #53 Desert Pupfish (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugFeb 25, 2022, 8:52:32 AM

The Desert Pupfish is a species of bony fish native to the United States and Mexico and is listed as vulnerable.

Reasons for vulnerable status - Habitat destruction, habitat fragmentation, non-native fish, water pollution.

Conservation efforts - They live in aquariums, and recovery programs have been successful.

Desert Pupfish Facts - 

Science Name: Cyprinodon macularius

Size: 7.62 cm 

Native Locations: Mexico, United States

Lifespan: 1 - 3 years

Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)


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