Northern cavefish (Amblyopsis spelaea)

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Northern cavefish fact file

Northern cavefish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPercopsiformes
FamilyAmblyopsidae
GenusAmblyopsis (1)

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Northern cavefish status

Classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Northern cavefish specimen  
Northern cavefish specimen

© Chuck Sutherland

Chuck Sutherland
http://flickr.com/chucksutherland

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