Spatuloricaria euacanthagenys 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricariidae

Scientific Name: Spatuloricaria euacanthagenys
Species Authority: Isbrücker, 1979
Euacanthagenys caquetae Fowler, 1945
Spatuloricaria euacanthagenys Isbrücker, 1979

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 its wide distribution and lack of major threats across its range.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The genus has a very patchy distribution across South America. This species occurs in the Caquetá River basin, within the Japurá River basin, Colombia. The distribution of the species is likely to extend across the western Amazon as well, beyond the Japurá River basin.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: No known population data.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: S. euacanthagenys is a demersal (living at or near the bottom of the water body) species. Found in small and medium sized rivers. Occurs on soft substrate.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No threats are currently known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place.

Citation: Reis, R & Lima, F. 2009. Spatuloricaria euacanthagenys. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T167742A6375529. . Downloaded on 29 May 2016.
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