Cyprinodon nevadensis amargosae — Overview

Amargosa River Pupfish learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

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Biology

Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139). Feeds primarily on blue-green cyanobacteria, but also ingest lesser quantities of small invertebrates (mostly chironomid larvae, ostracods, and copepods). They forage continuously during the day but become inactive during the night (www.death-valley.us).

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