Overview

Distribution

Range Description

The genus has a very patchy distribution across South America. This species occurs in the Caquetá River basin, within the Japurá River basin, Colombia. The distribution of the species is likely to extend across the western Amazon as well, beyond the Japurá River basin.
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South America: Caquetá River basin.
  • Ferraris, C.J. Jr. 2003 Loricariidae - Loricariinae (Armored catfishes). p. 330-350. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36389)
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Caquetá River basin, Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

52.0 cm (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36389))
  • Ferraris, C.J. Jr. 2003 Loricariidae - Loricariinae (Armored catfishes). p. 330-350. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36389)
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
S. euacanthagenys is a demersal (living at or near the bottom of the water body) species. Found in small and medium sized rivers. Occurs on soft substrate.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

demersal; freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2009

Assessor/s
Reis, R & Lima, F.

Reviewer/s
Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)

Contributor/s

Justification
Assessed as Least Concern due to its wide distribution and lack of major threats across its range.
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Population

Population
No known population data.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
No threats are currently known.
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Least Concern (LC)
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no conservation measures in place.
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