Eugerres periche 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gerreidae

Scientific Name: Eugerres periche (Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917)
Common Name(s):
English Periche mojarra
Spanish Mojarra periche
Gerres periche Evermann and Radcliffe, 1917

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-05-25
Assessor(s): Cotto, A. & Collette, B.
Reviewer(s): Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)
This distribution and population status of this species needs to be clarified before a conservation assessment can be made. It is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to the Eastern Pacific, and is found from Panama to northern Peru, although it has also been reported in Nicaragua (Sánchez 1997).
Countries occurrence:
Colombia; Ecuador; Panama; Peru
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – southeast
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):30
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Population [top]

Population:The distribution of this species needs to be clarified, as this species has never been observed in Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia and is considered very common in Nicaragua.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This demersal species inhabits coastal areas, soft substrate, and estuaries in marine and brackish waters.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures for this species. However, more research is needed to determine this species distribution and population status before a conservation assessment can be made.

Citation: Cotto, A. & Collette, B. 2010. Eugerres periche. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T183542A8131730. . Downloaded on 24 September 2017.
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