Paretroplus maromandia 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Paretroplus maromandia
Species Authority: Sparks & Reinthal, 1989
Taxonomic Notes: Note the species name is maromandia not maromamdia (see FishBase).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(i,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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 species is known from the Andanomalaza and Maevarano river basins in north western Madagascar. It has an estimated extent of occurrence of less than 5,000 kmand is limited to two, possibly three, locations in a highly fragmented habitat. Habitat loss/decline due to deforestation continues and the species is also impacted by competition and predation from introduced exotic fish species. The species is assessed as Endangered.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Madagascar.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001. 2004. Paretroplus maromandia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44493A10901239. . Downloaded on 02 December 2015.
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