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Leptolebias opalescens

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINODONTIFORMES RIVULIDAE

Scientific Name: Leptolebias opalescens
Species Authority: (Myers, 1942)
Common Name(s):
English Annual Tropical Killifish, Opalescent Pearlfish
French Cynolebias Opalescent
Spanish Pez Anual Opalescente
Synonym(s):
Cynolebias opalescens Myers, 1942
Leptolebias opalescens
Taxonomic Notes: Following Eschmeyer (2004) Cynolebias opalescens was transferred to Leptolebias opalescens.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2ac+3bd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1994 Endangered (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Endangered (IUCN 1990)
1988 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Indeterminate (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Leptolebias opalescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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