Bryconamericus plutarcoi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Characidae

Scientific Name: Bryconamericus plutarcoi Román-Valencia, 2001

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2014-10-08
Assessor(s): Jimenez-Segura, L., Mojica, J. & Alonso, J. C.
Reviewer(s): Tognelli, M.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Tognelli, M.
Although this species has a relatively restricted distribution, it occurs in steep areas and there are no known major threats affecting its population. Therefore, it is listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the type locality at Santa Rosa ravine in Simacota, Santander Department (Román-Valencia 2001) and from Moraría ravine in Ocamonte, Santander Department (Castellanos Morales et al. 2011), but is probably found more generally in the upper Suarez River (which drains an area of 10,100 km²) in the Magdalena River drainage, Colombia.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):800
Upper elevation limit (metres):900
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits mountain creeks and streams of fast-flowing, clear waters.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species. 

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for this species. Research is needed to better determine its distribution and population size and trend and the threats that may be affecting it.

Citation: Jimenez-Segura, L., Mojica, J. & Alonso, J. C. 2016. Bryconamericus plutarcoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T167682A53821248. . Downloaded on 23 October 2017.
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