Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae

Scientific Name: Orestias cuvieri
Species Authority: Valenciennes, 1846

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Harrison and Stiassny (1999) consider this species to be possibly extinct. The matter has been referred to the relevant Specialist Group for a decision.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Endangered (E)
1990 Endangered (E)
1988 Endangered (E)
1986 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in Lake Titicaca, a high elevation Andean lake at 3,812 m.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Peru
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Orestias cuvieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T15491A4665163. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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