Ameca shiner

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Ameca shiner
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Notropis
Species: N. amecae
Binomial name
Notropis amecae
Chernoff & R. R. Miller, 1986

The Ameca shiner (Notropis amecae) is an extinct species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. The Ameca shiner was described[1] from upper parts of the Rio Ameca drainage in Jalisco, Mexico.[2]


  1. ^ Chernoff; Miller (1986).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Miller, Robert R.; Williams, James D.; Williams, Jack E. (1989). "Extinctions of North American Fishes During the past Century". Fisheries. 14:6: 22–38. doi:10.1577/1548-8446(1989)014<0022:EONAFD>2.0.CO;2. Retrieved 5 October 2015.