Category Archives: Michoacan
This site is a public park, a nice place to take the family. While it is protected in that the water is clean and the fish are healthy, there is immense pressure on the native species cause by the … Continue reading
A lovely habitat, quite close to the city of Morelia so is used in many ways by the local population. including water extraction and leisure.
This site has a variety of habitats, from small fast streams, larger slower flowing area’s and large marshy sections. Several species are found here including 2 species of Allotoca.
Laguna Cuitzeo is the second largest freshwater lake in Mexico. The volume and water level fluctuate vastly during the year and even year to year. It is home to many species of livebearer. Native Species: Introduced Species: Photo’s by Ivan … Continue reading
La Maiza, Michaocan, Mexico. Habitat for Allotoca dugesi
Opopeo is a small spring, feeding a stream that empties out into Lago Zirahuen. It is the habitat of the very rare Allotoca meeki. Once home to many species, the pool at the spring has only introduced species now – mainly … Continue reading
La Luz is a natural spring fed lake in Michoacan State, Mexico. It is home to a number of native and introduced species of fish. The following photographs we taken by Ivan Dibble in 2006 The Following Photographs were … Continue reading
Near to La Luz Lake is this little private swimming pool/water park. It has many species of livebearer but most are not native to this area of Mexico.
A stunning lake, Zacapu is home to a large number of Goodeids. This lake is home to some monster goodeids… The following photographs we taken at a small stream that drains into the lake: