Hemibrycon tridens 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Characidae

Scientific Name: Hemibrycon tridens Eigenmann, 1922
Common Name(s):
English Jumping anchovy, Jumping tetra
Taxonomic Notes: Hemibrycon systematics are poorly known.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2014-04-23
Assessor(s): Reis, R. Lima, F., Ortega Torres, H. Chuctaya, J. & Correa, V.
Reviewer(s): Tognelli, M.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Tognelli, M.
This species is listed as Least Concern because its population is presumed to be stable and there are no known major threats affecting it.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Peru (Ortega et al. 2012) where it occurs in the Apurimac and Ucayali basins. Its type locality is in the Apurimac River at Uruhuasi, in the Apurimac Department, southeastern Peru. It occurs at elevations between 800 and 3,000 m.
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Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):800
Upper elevation limit (metres):3000
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Population [top]

Population:There are no data on population size for this species, but it is presumed to have a stable population trend at present.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:H. tridens is a benthopelagic (ecological region at the lowest level of water body) species. It inhabits fast-flowing, high-gradient streams in the eastern slope of the Andean cordillera in Peru.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species. The upper portions of the river valleys are converted to plantations, but these have been present for many hundreds of years now. The lower portions are still well forested.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for this species. Research is needed to resolve taxonomic problems with this genus.

Citation: Reis, R. Lima, F., Ortega Torres, H. Chuctaya, J. & Correa, V. 2016. Hemibrycon tridens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T167779A53822231. . Downloaded on 19 September 2017.
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