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Agosia chrysogaster (Longfin dace)

Synonyms: Hyborhynchus siderius; Rhinichthys chrysogaster
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Wikipedia Abstract

Agosia chrysogaster, the longfin dace, is a cyprinid fish that is found in western North America in the United States and Mexico. It is the only member of its genus.
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Adult Length [1]  3.937 inches (10 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  Hidden
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Lithophils (gravel-sand)
Brood Guarder [1]  No
Litter Size [1]  2,500
Maximum Longevity [1]  3 years
Diet [2]  Planktivore, Detritivore, Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Female Maturity [1]  1 year

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve VI 1770619 Sonora, Mexico  
Montezuma Castle National Monument V 872 Arizona, United States

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Phoenix Zoo

Range Map


North America: lower Colorado River drainage (primarily Gila and Bill William River systems) in New Mexico and Arizona, USA and south through southern Arizona and Pacific drainages of western Mexico.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
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