Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae

Scientific Name: Orestias chungarensis
Species Authority: Vila & Pinto, 1987
Common Name(s):
Spanish Karachi

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in Lake Chungara, a high elevation Andean lake at 4,517 m.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Orestias chungarensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T15492A4668025. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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