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Rheocles alaotrensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII ATHERINIFORMES BEDOTIIDAE

Scientific Name: Rheocles alaotrensis
Species Authority: (Pellegrin, 1914)
Common Name(s):
English Katrana
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Atherina alaotrensis Pellegrin, 1914.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(i,ii,iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001
Reviewer(s): Stiassny, M.L.J., Sparks, J.S. (AMNH, New York) & Darwall, W (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Justification:
The species has been found to be more widespread than previously supposed (EOO > 5,000 km² but
History:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the upper reaches of the eastward-flowing Mangoro and Rianila Rivers. It has also been recorded from Lac Alaotra.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001 2004. Rheocles alaotrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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