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Bedotia sp. nov. 'Mahanara'

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII ATHERINIFORMES BEDOTIIDAE

Scientific Name: Bedotia sp. nov. 'Mahanara'
Taxonomic Notes: Voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History and University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(i,ii,iii)+2ab(i,ii,iii) 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:
This is an undescribed species with voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History and University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. This species remains widely distributed throughout the Mahanara river basin. Pending major shifts in land use in the basin, this species is assessed as Vulnerable on the basis of its extent of occurrence and area of occupancy being less than 20,000 km² and less than 2,000 km², respectively, and a continuing decline in distribution due to the impact of introduced competing and predatory species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Madagascar.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Known from the Mahanara river basin.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Main threats are habitat degradation, and competition and predation by alien invasive species.

Citation: Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001 2004. Bedotia sp. nov. 'Mahanara'. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 November 2014.
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