Popoche chub

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Popoche chub
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Algansea
Species: A. popoche
Binomial name
Algansea popoche
(D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1899)
  • Xystrosus popoche Jordan & Snyder, 1899[1]

The popoche chub (Algansea popoche) is a species of freshwater fish in the genus Algansea. It is endemic to the Lerma River basin and Lake Cajititlan in Mexico.[2]

It is not suitable for human consumption.[3]


  1. ^ "Popoche Chub Algansea popoche (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)". Biolib.cz. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Algansea popoche" in FishBase. April 2006 version.
  3. ^ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-33981128