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Pachypanchax sp. nov. 'Talio'

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINODONTIFORMES APLOCHEILIDAE

Scientific Name: Pachypanchax sp. nov. 'Talio'
Taxonomic Notes: Voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(i,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Loiselle, P.
Reviewer(s): Stiassny, M.L.J., Sparks, J.S. (AMNH, New York) & Darwall, W (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Justification:
Undescribed species with voucher specimens held at the American Museum of Natural History. This species is restricted to coastal rivers in Northwestern Madagascar, from the Isasy to the Manehoko. It is abundant within its known range, which remains free of exotic predators or competitors. However, with an extent of occurrence of less than 20,000 km², fewer than 10 known locations, and ongoing habitat degradation this species is assessed as Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Madagascar.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Loiselle, P. 2004. Pachypanchax sp. nov. 'Talio'. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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