Ceratobranchia binghami 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Characidae

Scientific Name: Ceratobranchia binghami Eigenmann, 1927
Common Name(s):
Spanish Mojarita

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2014-04-22
Assessor(s): Reis, R; Lima, F. & Ortega Torres, H.
Reviewer(s): Tognelli, M.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Tognelli, M.
This species is listed as Least Concern because it has a relatively wide distribution and there are no known major threats affecting it.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is occurs in the Madre de Dios, Urubamba, Ucayali and Marañon basins in the Peruvian Amazon. Known localities are in the following areas: Cuzco and Junín: Santa Ana (12°52’S, 72°43’W), Rio Compursiato (12°28’S, 73°07’W), Rio Chanchamayo at San Ramos (11°8’S, 75°20’W), and Marcapata (13°30’S, 70°55’W) (Chernoff and Machado-Allison 1990). A tentative record is from area: Pasco, Rio Santa Cruz (10°02’S, 75°34’W). The elevation range of this species is between 200 and 700 m.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):200
Upper elevation limit (metres):700
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Population [top]

Population:There are no data on population size and trends for this species. It is frequent and its population is presumed to be stable.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a pelagic (area of water not near the bottom) species, inhabiting fast flowing waters.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This area of the Andean slopes is relatively pristine and there is no reason to believe that this species is threatened.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place. It is not present in protected areas.

Citation: Reis, R; Lima, F. & Ortega Torres, H. 2016. Ceratobranchia binghami. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T167792A53821376. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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