|Scientific Name:||Paretroplus gymnopreopercularis|
|Species Authority:||Sparks, 2008|
Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Sofia'
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2014. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 3 Jan 2014. Available at: http://research.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp. (Accessed: 3 Jan 2014).|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, and Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Geneva.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(i,iii)+2ab(i,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, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, and Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Geneva. Known from the Sofia and Ankofia river basins, Madagascar. This species has an estimated extent of occurrence of less than 5,000 km2and area of occupancy of less than 500 km2. It is found at less than five locations and suffers continued decline in habitat extent and quality due to deforestation, dam construction, introduced exotic species and fishing. On this basis it is assessed as Endangered.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Madagascar.|
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|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Citation:||Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001. 2004. Paretroplus gymnopreopercularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44497A10901994. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T44497A10901994.en . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.|