Paretroplus spp. 
 
 

Group:
Fishes
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Madagascar
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Paretroplus dambabeEN-IUCN2004Madagascar
2. Paretroplus kieneriVU-IUCN2004Madagascar
3. Paretroplus maculatusCR-IUCN2004Madagascar
4. Paretroplus maromandiaEN-IUCN2004Madagascar
5. Paretroplus menaramboCR-IUCN2008Madagascar
6. Paretroplus nourissatiVU-IUCN2004Madagascar
7. Paretroplus polyactisVU-IUCN2004Madagascar
8. Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Dridri mena'VU-IUCN2004Madagascar
9. Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Sofia'EN-IUCN2004Madagascar
10. Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Ventitry'VU-IUCN2004Madagascar


Species/Common Names:
Paretroplus dambabe
Paretroplus kieneri
Kotsovato
Paretroplus maculatus
Damba Mipentina
Paretroplus maromandia
Paretroplus menarambo
Pinstripe Damba
Paretroplus nourissati
Paretroplus polyactis
Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Dridri mena'
Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Sofia'
Paretroplus sp. nov. 'Ventitry'

Facts Summary:
Paretroplus is a genus of fishes of concern and found in the following area(s): Madagascar.


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