Cynodonichthys kuelpmanni 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae

Scientific Name: Cynodonichthys kuelpmanni (Berkenkamp & Etzel, 1993)
Rivulus kuelpmanni Berkenkamp & Etzel, 1993
Taxonomic Source(s): Eschmeyer, W.N. 2014. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 3 January 2014. Available at: (Accessed: 3 Jan 2014).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Snoeks, J., Laleye, P. & Contreras-MacBeath, T.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)
Assessed as Data Deficient as the species has only fairly recently been described and there is a lack of information regarding its range, current status, habitat, ecology or possible threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from its type locality; Punta Pena, in western Panama.
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Population [top]

Population:The global population size and trend is currently unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:R. kuelpmanni is a benthopelagic, non-migratory and non-seasonal killifish.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Intact habitat around Bocas del Torre. Not protected but habitat is needed for large tourism industry.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place, although further research is needed looking at the life history and threats of the species.

Citation: Snoeks, J., Laleye, P. & Contreras-MacBeath, T. 2009. Cynodonichthys kuelpmanni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169384A6615434. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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