|Scientific Name:||Pareques perissa (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)|
Sciaena perissa Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Chao, L. & Espinosa, H.|
|Reviewer(s):||Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)|
This species is only known from a single location (Galápagos Islands). However, it is cryptic and has not been observed in recent surveys. It is unknown if this species has been or will be threatened by localized stochastic events including oceanographic environmental changes associated with ENSO events or climate change. It therefore listed as Data Deficient.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to the Eastern Pacific, and is only found in the Galápagos Islands.|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Pacific – southeast
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|Population:||No population information is available for this species. A recent survey conducted at Galápagos archipelago did not observe this species (Edgar et al. 2004). This species is cryptic and difficult to observe.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is not well-known. It is associated with rocky and coral reefs to depths of 35 m. It generally hides during the day, and feeds on the epifauna of the substrate.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats known for this species.|
There are no known conservation measures for this species. However, this species' distribution falls partially entirely into the Galápagos Marine Protected Area (WDPA 2006).
More survey work is needed to determine this species' population status and impact of any potential threats.
|Citation:||Chao, L. & Espinosa, H. 2010. Pareques perissa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T183784A8176805.Downloaded on 15 October 2018.|