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Bryconamericus pachacuti

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CHARACIFORMES CHARACIDAE

Scientific Name: Bryconamericus pachacuti
Species Authority: Eigenmann, 1927
Common Name/s:
Spanish Mojarita

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)
Justification:
Assessed as Least Concern due to its sizeable distribution and that it is not under any major threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in the upper Amazon River basin and the Urubamba River in Peru.
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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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: B. pachacuti is a benthopelagic (ecological region at the lowest level of water body) species.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The Rio Urubamba has almost pristine conditions and it is unlikely that B. pachacuti is currently under threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place.
Citation: Reis, R & Lima, F. 2009. Bryconamericus pachacuti. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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