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Biology

The type locality is a permanent spring of lentic and clear waters and forms a small pond of approximately 1500 sq.m; the bottom rocky in its periphery and muddy in most of the pond. Aquatic vegetation composed of Iris sp. and Ceratophyllum sp, emergent vegetation Typha sp. and Scirpus sp., and the introduced species Eichhornia sp; the terrestrial vegetation is of the subtropical forest type. Associated fish fauna are the native species, Alloophorus robustus, Chapalichthys encaustus, Goodea atripinnis, Skiffia multipunctata (Goodeidae); Poeciliopsis infans (Poeciliidae); Lampetra geminis (Petromyzontidae); and introduced species Poecilia mexicana, Xiphophorus hellerii (Poeciliidae), Oreochromis spp. (Cichlidae), Cyprinus carpio, and Ctenopharingodon idella (Cyprinidae) (Ref. 83562).

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