Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in the Guaporé River basin and in the upper Madeira River drainage, Brazil.
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South America: Guaporé River basin, upper Madeira River drainage in Brazil.
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Guaporé River basin, upper Madeira River drainage: Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

9.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
C. macrolepis is a benthopelagic (ecological region at the lowest level of water body) species. The species occur in big streams, rivers and lagoons.

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 fairly wide distribution and the lack of any known widespread threats to the species or the area in which it is distributed.
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Population

Population
Charax species are generally relatively common.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
The river basin is deforested in certain areas, but still maintains a biodiverse assemblage of fish.
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Least Concern (LC)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no conservation measures in place.
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