Bryconamericus ichoensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Characidae

Scientific Name: Bryconamericus ichoensis
Species Authority: Román-Valencia, 2000

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2014-10-09
Assessor(s): Sanchez-Duarte, P. & Villa-Navarro, F.
Reviewer(s): Tognelli, M.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Superina, M.
Bryconamericus ichoensis is assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of information on its population size and trends, and whether there are threats affecting it.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Colombia where it occurs in the Upper Atrato River basin (Maldonado-Ocampo et al. 2012). Its type locality is Quebrada Chaparraidó, an affluent of Ichó River in vía Tutunendo-San Francisco de Ichó, Upper Atrato, Munic. San Francisco de Ichó, Chocó Department (Román-Valencia 2000).
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Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):1
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Population [top]

Population:There are no data on population size and trends for this species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:B. ichoensis is a small fish that inhabits clear streams and creeks with rocky and sandy bottoms and decaying plant matter (Maldonado-Ocampo et al. 2012).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No threats are currently known to be affecting this species. There may be illegal logging in the area that could lead to increased sediments due to erosion.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place nor thought to be needed at present. Research is needed to better determine its distribution and population size and trends and the threats that may be affecting it.

Citation: Sanchez-Duarte, P. & Villa-Navarro, F. 2016. Bryconamericus ichoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T167659A61472840. . Downloaded on 22 October 2016.
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