Hemibrycon carrilloi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hemibrycon carrilloi
Species Authority: Dahl, 1960
Common Name(s):
Spanish Sardina

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Reis, R & Lima, F.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)
Assessed as Least Concern due to the lack of threats to the species or to its habitat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the upper Atrato River basin in Colombia. It is likely restricted to the upper portion of the Atrato, extending higher than Bryconamericus ichoensis.
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Population [top]

Population: This species has a stable population trend at present.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: H. carrilloi is a benthopelagic (ecological region at the lowest level of water body) species. Occurs in areas with steep gradients in the slope of the Andes cordillera in fast flowing streams.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Not known to be threatened mainly because the Atrato River basin is still pristine.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place.

Citation: Reis, R & Lima, F. 2009. Hemibrycon carrilloi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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