Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Clupeiformes Clupeidae

Scientific Name: Jenkinsia parvula
Species Authority: Cervigón & Velazquez, 1978
Common Name(s):
English Venezuelan Herring

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Acero, A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to <5 islands off coast of Venezuela (Los Roques).
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – western central
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Non-anadromous species.
Systems: Freshwater; Marine

Citation: Acero, A. 1996. Jenkinsia parvula. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T10939A3228596. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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