Bedotia sp. nov. 'Mahanara'
|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.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(i,ii,iii)+2ab(i,ii,iii) ver 3.1|
|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)|
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.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Madagascar.|
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Known from the Mahanara river basin.|
|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 2004: e.T44470A10906162.Downloaded on 24 August 2016.|
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