Category Archives: Michoacan

Freshwater Habitats found in Michoacan, Mexico Please click on the habitat name to view the profile.

Presa de Cutzarondiro, Michoacan

 

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Lago de Camécuaro, Michoacan

This site is a public park, a nice place to take the family with 300 year old cypress groves. While it is protected in that the water is clean and the fish are healthy, there is immense pressure on the … Continue reading

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La Minzita,Michoacan

La Minzita is a lovely habitat, only 7KM from the city of Morelia so is used as a leisure facility for the city with many people visiting it for picnics etc. It is also used for water extraction with many … Continue reading

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Rancho el Molino, Michoacan

This site is located near a small village, the water supplying the habitat comes from a spring. This site has a variety of habitats, from small shallow fast streams, larger slower flowing area’s and large marshy sections. Several species of … Continue reading

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Laguna Cuitzeo, Michoacan

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

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La Maiza, Michoacan

La Maiza, Michaocan, Mexico. Habitat for Allotoca dugesi

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Opopeo, Michoacan

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

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La Luz, Michoacan

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

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Water Park Near La Luz Michoacan

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.  

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Zacapu, Michoacan

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:

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