Pachypanchax sp. nov. 'Anjingo'
||Pachypanchax sp. nov. 'Anjingo'
||Voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History and University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001
||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. Reported from the Anjingo river basin in north-west Madagascar. This species has a restricted range (extent of occurrence being less than 5,000 km², area of occupancy of less than 500 km²), and is found at a only two locations within the Anjingo river basin. Habitat loss due to deforestation of the catchment is causing an ongoing decline in extent of occurrence, area of occupancy and in the number of mature individuals. This species is assessed as Endangered.
Habitat and Ecology