Katria

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Katria katria
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Katria
Stiassny & Sparks, 2006
Species: K. katria
Binomial name
Katria katria
(Reinthal & Stiassny, 1997)
Synonyms

Ptychochromoides katria Reinthal & Stiassny, 1997

Katria is a genus of freshwater fish in the cichlid family. It contains the single species Katria katria, a vulnerable species from the Mangoro and Nosivolo Rivers in east-central Madagascar,[1] that was formerly included in the genus Ptychochromoides.[2] The only other single-species cichlid genus in Madagascar is Oxylapia, and it is restricted to the same region as Katria.[3] In 2010, the Nosivolo River was designated as a Ramsar Site.[4] The Katria reaches about 13 centimetres (5.1 in) in length.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop 2004 (2004). "Katria katria". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Stiassny, M., and Sparks, J. S. (2006). Phylogeny and Taxonomic Revision of the endemic Malagasy genus Ptychochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae), with the description of five new species and a diagnosis for Katria, new genus. American Museum Novitates 3535
  3. ^ Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop 2004 (2004). "Oxylapia polli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (20 September 2010). Nosivolo is designated as Madagascar's first riverine Ramsar site. Accessed 14 July 2011
  5. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Katria in FishBase. July 2011 version.