White Sands pupfish
|White Sands pupfish|
R. R. Miller & A. A. Echelle, 1975
The White Sands pupfish (Cyprinodon tularosa) is a species of fish in the family Cyprinodontidae. It is endemic to the Tularosa Basin in southern New Mexico, in the Western United States. They are only found in two springs and two small streams in southwest New Mexico. White Sands pupfish have dark eyes and silver scales. They grow from 1 3/4 to 2 1/2 inches long. Adult males have a slight blue color.
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