Pátzcuaro chub

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Pátzcuaro chub
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Algansea
A. lacustris
Binomial name
Algansea lacustris
  • Algansea tarascorum Steindachner, 1895[1][2]

The Pátzcuaro chub (Algansea lacustris) is a species of freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is endemic to Lake Pátzcuaro and nearby waters (part of the upper Lerma River basin) in west-central Mexico.[1][3] This is a relatively large Algansea, reaching a size similar to the popoche chub.[4]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2015). "Algansea lacustris" in FishBase. October 2015 version.
  2. ^ "Pátzcuaro Chub Algansea lacustris Steindachner, 1895". Biolib.cz. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  3. ^ Pérez-Rodríguez, R.; O. Domínguez-Domínguez; G. Pérez-Ponce de León; I. Doadrio (2009). "Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of the genus Algansea Girard (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) of central Mexico inferred from molecular data". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9: 223. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-223. PMC 2759940.
  4. ^ Pérez-Rodríguez, R.; G. Pérez-Ponce de León; O. Domínguez-Domínguez; I. Doadrio (2009). "A new species of Algansea (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) from the Ameca River basin, in Central Mexico". Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 80: 483–490.