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Mecistops cataphractus

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1. Forest -> 1.6. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:Yes
1. Forest -> 1.8. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Swamp
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:Yes
2. Savanna -> 2.2. Savanna - Moist
suitability: Marginal season: resident 
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.1. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:Yes
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.2. Wetlands (inland) - Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks
suitability: Marginal season: resident 
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.4. Wetlands (inland) - Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:No
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.5. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:Yes
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.6. Wetlands (inland) - Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:No
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.7. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:Yes
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.8. Wetlands (inland) - Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:Yes
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.14. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes
suitability: Unknown season: resident 
9. Marine Neritic -> 9.10. Marine Neritic - Estuaries
suitability: Unknown season: resident 
13. Marine Coastal/Supratidal -> 13.4. Marine Coastal/Supratidal - Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes
suitability: Unknown season: unknown 
13. Marine Coastal/Supratidal -> 13.5. Marine Coastal/Supratidal - Coastal Freshwater Lakes
suitability: Suitable season: resident major importance:No
1. Land/water protection -> 1.1. Site/area protection
1. Land/water protection -> 1.2. Resource & habitat protection
2. Land/water management -> 2.1. Site/area management
2. Land/water management -> 2.3. Habitat & natural process restoration
3. Species management -> 3.1. Species management -> 3.1.1. Harvest management
3. Species management -> 3.2. Species recovery
3. Species management -> 3.3. Species re-introduction -> 3.3.1. Reintroduction
3. Species management -> 3.4. Ex-situ conservation -> 3.4.1. Captive breeding/artificial propagation
4. Education & awareness -> 4.1. Formal education
4. Education & awareness -> 4.2. Training
4. Education & awareness -> 4.3. Awareness & communications
5. Law & policy -> 5.4. Compliance and enforcement -> 5.4.1. International level
5. Law & policy -> 5.4. Compliance and enforcement -> 5.4.2. National level
5. Law & policy -> 5.4. Compliance and enforcement -> 5.4.3. Sub-national level
1. Residential & commercial development -> 1.1. Housing & urban areas
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.1. Annual & perennial non-timber crops -> 2.1.3. Agro-industry farming
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.2. Wood & pulp plantations -> 2.2.2. Agro-industry plantations
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
3. Energy production & mining -> 3.1. Oil & gas drilling
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Unknown 
3. Energy production & mining -> 3.2. Mining & quarrying
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Causing/Could cause fluctuations 
5. Biological resource use -> 5.1. Hunting & trapping terrestrial animals -> 5.1.1. Intentional use (species is the target)
timing: Ongoing scope: Majority (50-90%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
5. Biological resource use -> 5.1. Hunting & trapping terrestrial animals -> 5.1.2. Unintentional effects (species is not the target)
timing: Ongoing scope: Majority (50-90%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
5. Biological resource use -> 5.1. Hunting & trapping terrestrial animals -> 5.1.3. Persecution/control
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Negligible declines 
5. Biological resource use -> 5.4. Fishing & harvesting aquatic resources -> 5.4.1. Intentional use: (subsistence/small scale)
timing: Ongoing scope: Majority (50-90%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
5. Biological resource use -> 5.4. Fishing & harvesting aquatic resources -> 5.4.3. Unintentional effects: (subsistence/small scale)
timing: Ongoing scope: Majority (50-90%) severity: Causing/Could cause fluctuations 
5. Biological resource use -> 5.4. Fishing & harvesting aquatic resources -> 5.4.5. Persecution/control
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Negligible declines 
7. Natural system modifications -> 7.2. Dams & water management/use -> 7.2.11. Dams (size unknown)
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Causing/Could cause fluctuations 
7. Natural system modifications -> 7.3. Other ecosystem modifications
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Causing/Could cause fluctuations 
9. Pollution -> 9.1. Domestic & urban waste water -> 9.1.3. Type Unknown/Unrecorded
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Unknown 
9. Pollution -> 9.3. Agricultural & forestry effluents -> 9.3.2. Soil erosion, sedimentation
timing: Ongoing scope: Majority (50-90%) severity: Slow, Significant Declines 
11. Climate change & severe weather -> 11.1. Habitat shifting & alteration
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Rapid Declines 
11. Climate change & severe weather -> 11.2. Droughts
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Rapid Declines 
11. Climate change & severe weather -> 11.3. Temperature extremes
timing: Ongoing scope: Minority (<50%) severity: Unknown 

Citation: Shirley, M.H. 2014. Mecistops cataphractus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 September 2014.
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