IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Reis, R & Lima, F. Reviewer/s
Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop) Contributor/s Justification
This species is very abundant and widespread. Although possible over-exploited in parts of its range, B. amazonicus is not threatened overall, especially as aquaculture farms for this species are increasing. A Least Concern assessment has therefore been made.