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crenichthys baileyi baileyi

Crenichthys baileyi baileyi

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The White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi) is a species of fish in the family Goodeidae, the splitfins. It is a rare species of the Great Basin of western United States, where it is endemic to isolated warm springs in the White River drainage of eastern Nevada. are listed as federally endangered taxa. Prior to the elimination of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service candidate species list, Crenichthys b. albivallis , C. b. moapae , and C. b. thermophilus were under review for Federal listing as an endangered or threatened taxa (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1994a).

Each side has two rows of dark blotches. The pelvic fins are entirely absent, while the anal fin is large, with 14 rays. The dorsal fin is set far back on the body, just above the anal fin, and is somewhat smaller than the anal fin, with 11 rays.

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Detailed information
Full Name: White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi baileyi)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Fishes
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 09/27/1985 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the White River springfish, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Nevada
  • US Counties in which the White River springfish, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
  • Countries in which the the White River springfish, Wherever found is known to occur: United States
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