Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 22, 2022

Threatened Devils Hole pupfish are making a comeback 

The Pahrump Valley Times reports

Biologists say populations for one of the world’s rarest fish are increasing.

Scientists recently counted 175 Devils Hole pupfish — the most they’ve observed in a spring count in 22 years. They’ve been tracking populations of the rare Devils Hole pupfish, which live in the upper 80 feet of a deep water-filled cavern and sun-lit shallow pool in Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge just west of Pahrump, for 50 years.

Read more at Threatened Devils Hole pupfish are making a comeback | Pahrump Valley Times


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