Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it is suspected to have suffered a rapid population decline owing to destruction of its riverside habitat by the construction of large hydroelectric plants within its range. These declines are projected to continue owing to further planned dam construction.
10000-19999 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Realm - Neotropical - realm
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome