Bedotia sp. nov. 'Ankavia-Ankavanana'
|Scientific Name:||Bedotia sp. nov. 'Ankavia-Ankavanana'|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History. Submitted as Bedotia sp. nov. 'Antalaha' and subsequently changed to Bedotia sp. nov. 'Ankavia-Ankavanana' on recommendation of Paul Loiselle.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(i,iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Stiassny, M.L.J., Sparks, J.S. (AMNH, New York) & Darwall, W (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)|
This is a recently recognised, undescribed species with voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History. The species is highly abundant, but within a restricted range (extent of occurrence < 20,000 km²). There is continued loss of habitat due to deforestation of the catchment.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Madagascar.|
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Rivers.|
|Major Threat(s):||The main threat to the species is habitat loss and degradation through siltation caused by deforestation.|
|Citation:||Loiselle, P. 2004. Bedotia sp. nov. 'Ankavia-Ankavanana'. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44475A10906588.Downloaded on 23 November 2017.|
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