|Scientific Name:||Bryconamericus alfredae|
|Species Authority:||Eigenmann, 1927|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2014. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 23 July 2014. Available at: http://research.calacademy.org/redirect?url=http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Velasquez Quispe, M.|
This species is listed as Least Concern because it has a wide distribution and it is unlikely that any major threat is affecting its population.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in the Urubamba and Huallaga River basins in Peru, and in the Beni River basin in Bolivia (Carvajal-Vallejos et al. 2014). It occurs at elevations between 320 m and 1,000 m. In the original description, Eigenmann (1927) suggests that this species may be the young of Acrobrycon ipanquianus. The species has not been revised and it has not been collected recently (J. Chuctaya pers. comm. 2015).|
Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Peru
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There are no data on population size and trends for this species.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Bryconamericus alfredae is a pelagic species.|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not used.|
|Major Threat(s):||The threats to the species are not known.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no conservation measures in place for this species. Research is needed to resolve the taxonomic issues and to better determine its distribution, population size and trends and the threats that may be affecting it.|
Anon. 2001. Fish collection database of the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution)..
Froese, R. and Pauly, D. 2006. FishBase. Available at: www.fishbase.org.
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
Ortega, H. and Vari, R.P. 1986. Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of Peru. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 437: 1-25.
Swedish Museum of Natural History. 1999. NRM Ichthyology collection database. Ichthyology Section, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.
Wu, H.L., Shao, K.T. and Lai, C.F. 1999. Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan.
|Citation:||Velasquez Quispe, M. 2016. Bryconamericus alfredae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T167662A53820553.Downloaded on 23 January 2017.|
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