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Scartichthys viridis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES BLENNIIDAE

Scientific Name: Scartichthys viridis
Species Authority: (Valenciennes, 1836)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Borrachito, Cachudito, Doncella, Torito
Synonym(s):
Blennophis semifasciatus Kner & Steindachner, 1867
Salarias concolor Philippi, 1896
Salarias cuvieri Günther, 1861
Salarias modestus Philippi, 1896
Salarias petersoni Fowler, 1940
Salarias viridis Valenciennes, 1836

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-27
Assessor(s): Williams, J.
Reviewer(s): Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is relatively widespread, and is common and locally abundant. There are no major threats known to this species. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Independencia Bay, Peru to Valparaiso, Chile.
Countries:
Native:
Chile; Peru
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Pacific – southeast
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Population [top]

Population: This species is common and locally abundant (J. Williams pers comm).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in tide pools and rocky shore areas to depths of 10m.
Systems: Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Species of this genus are occasionally eaten (J. Williams pers. comm.).

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species. Its distribution overlaps some marine protected areas within its range.

Citation: Williams, J. 2010. Scartichthys viridis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 September 2014.
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