Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found in the Amazon River basin Andean slope in, Peru.
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South America: Amazon River basin.
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Amazon River basin, Peru.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

6.6 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. 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. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Type Information

Paratype for Bryconamericus alfredae Eigenmann
Catalog Number: USNM 120246
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): E. Heller
Year Collected: 1915
Locality: Rio Urubamba At Santa Ana, Peru, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1927. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 43 (4): 394, pl. 99.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
B. alfredae is a benthopelagic (ecological region at the lowest level of water body) species.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; 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)

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Justification
Assessed as Least Concern due to its wide distribution, where there are no known major threats to this species. However, further taxonomic research should be carried out.
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Population

Population
This species has a stable population trend at present.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
None known. The area in which this species is distributed is a pristine so there is no reason to suspect that the species is impacted by any significant threatening processes.
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Least Concern (LC)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no conservation measures in place and further taxonomical research is needed.
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