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Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis (Redfin blue eye; Red-finned blue-eye; Redfinned blue-eye)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The red-finned blue-eye (Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis) is a species of fish in the Pseudomugilidae family. The species was discovered accidentally in 1990. It is endemic to Central Queensland in Australia, where the remaining population is restricted to four springs on Bush Heritage's Edgbaston Reserve. They are at risk from extinction, and are predated by the flourishing introduced eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). An intensive conservation programme has been developed to save the species.
View Wikipedia Record: Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis


Top 100 Endangered [1]  Yes


Australia; Australian; Oceania - Inland waters; Oceania: Australia.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom.
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