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Pupfish form evolutionary ‘mountain ranges’

January 22nd, 2013 — 4:57pm

Male of C. sp. ‘lepidophage’ in the aquarium. ¬© Anthony Terceira

Members of the genus Cyprinodon, often referred to collectively as ‘pupfishes’, aren’t particularly well-known in the aquarium hobby for a variety of reasons, not least that many of the 50 or so species inhabit isolated environments and are not especially easy to maintain in captivity, plus they tend to lack the gaudy colouration which has made African relatives such as Nothobranchius or Aphyosemion so popular. Continue reading »

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