Desert Pupfish

Desert Pupfish thrive at over 104°F (40°C) in pools in the Nevada Desert

Source: A spawning pair of Salt Creek pupfish (Cyprinodon salinus: female specimen to the left, male to the right). The mating season of the tiny Salt Creek pupfish is in springtime.National Park Service, 2021
Source: Desert Pupfish, Desertusa, 2021.
Source: Nevada desert, Flickr, 2021.
Source: Female desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius) in Borrego Springs, San Diego County. Photo by Sharon Keeney, California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Other references to check out:

Salt Creek Desert Pupfish

Pupfish: Conserving a Mojave Desert Survivor

Complete description of Pupfish

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