Mexican tetra

Growing to a maximum overall length of 12 cm , the Mexican tetra is of typical characin shape, with unremarkable, drab coloration.

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The Mexican tetra or Blind Cave Fish (Astyanax mexicanus) is a freshwater fish of the characin family (family Characidae) of order Characiformes. More

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the Mexican Tetra’s question I found this article by Tamara A. Franz-Odendaal and Brian K. Hall, while searching for material for my research paper. I found it to be a very interesting read and one of the best examples of how natural selection can work. More

I have two Mexican tetras in my cichlid tank although they are schooling fish (planning to add them little by little), one is albino. More

The Mexican tetra is a schooling fish (6), which can form schools of up to several hundred or even thousands of individuals (5). More

The Mexican tetra is a small fish with a rather unremarkable appearance, but behind its uninteresting first impression is a fascinating tale of evolution, in which different populations have evolved very different features and habitats, resulting in much debate over this species’ More

America, but the Mexican tetra is the only native representative of the family in the U.S. (Tomelleri and Eberle 1990). The presence of an adipose fin distinguishes the Mexican tetra from the cyprinids. More

The Mexican Tetra (Sardina de Mexico) is a common open water species to the inland cenotes of Quintana Roo. More

Mexican Tetra in Blind Cave Fish formA. mexicanus is famous for its blind cave form, which is known by such names as blind cave tetra, blind tetra, and blind cavefish. More

The Mexican tetra is sometimes considered a subspecies of A. fasciatus, the banded tetra. The blind forms were once considered to constitute a separate genus, Anoptichthys. Anoptichthys jordani and Anoptichthys hubbsi are thus obsolete synonyms for Astyanax mexicanus. More

One fish, the Mexican Tetra (Astyanax mexicanus), is being studied extensively to help understand the evolutionary mechanisms at work. This species has two distinct forms. Fish living in streams above ground have normal eyes, while those that live in deep caves are blind. More

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Astyanax
Species : Astyanax mexicanus
Authority : De Filippi, 1853