Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is known from the Guaporé River basin, Brazil.
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South America: Guaporé River basin.
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Guaporé River basin, Brazil.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
A. guaporensis 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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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Astyanax guaporensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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 fairly large distribution and the lack of any known major widespread threats to the species or the Guaporé River basin. However, more research into this species is needed in general.
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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
In spite of the fact that much of the headwaters of the Rio Guapore basin are now deforested, the basin still holds a diverse ichthyofauna.
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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 and research into general biology and ecology (habitat status and population trends), taxonomy and threats are required.
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