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Table 2 Native fish species found in the Biobio river basin and some of their ecological features conservation status. Native fish species considered in planning optimisation case study are symbolised with asterisk (*)

From: Fragmentation of Chilean Andean rivers: expected effects of hydropower development

Species Habitat use Conservation category Endemic
Cheirodon galusdae Eigenmann, 1928 Pelagic Vulnerable Yes
Bullockia maldonadoi (Eigenmann, 1928)* Benthic Endangered Yes
Trichomycterus areolatus (Valenciennes, 1840) Benthic Vulnerable No
Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis Arratia, 1987* Benthic Endangered Yes
Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1842)* Pelagic Less concern No
Basilichthys microlepidotus (Jenyns, 1841)* Pelagic Vulnerable Yes
Ondontesthes mauleanum (Steindachner, 1836) Pelagic Vulnerable Yes
Percichthys trucha (Valenciennes, 1833)* Pelagic Less concern No
Percilia irwini Eigenmann, 1928 Pelagic Endangered Yes