Rheocles pellegrini Nichols & La Monte, 1931




Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1930's

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology




AMNH 9696






Original scientific description:

Nichols, J.T. and LaMonte, F.R. (1931). Rheocleoides, a new atherinid fish from Madagascar. American Museum Novitates. 508: 2.


Other references:

Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop 2004. Rheocles pellegrini. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 18 September 2011.

Loiselle, P.V. and Stiassny, M.L.J. (2003). Rheocles. In: S.M. Goodman and J.P. Benstead (eds) The Natural History of Madagascar, pp. 868-870. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Stiassny, M.L.J. (1990). Notes on the anatomy and relationships of the bedotiid fishes of Madagascar, with a taxonomic revision of the genus Rheocles (Atherinomorpha: Bedotiidae). American Museum Novitates, 2979: 1-33.


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