|Scientific Name:||Paratilapia polleni|
|Species Authority:||Bleeker, 1868|
Paratilapia bleekeri Sauvage, 1891
Paratilapia typus (Bleeker, 1878)
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(i,iii,v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001|
|Reviewer(s):||Stiassny, M.L.J., Sparks, J.S. (AMNH, New York) & Darwall, W (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)|
Paratilapia polleni previously was assessed as Lower Risk, least concern. Improved information since then has resulted in it being uplisted to Vulnerable.
Widespread throughout the rivers and lakes of the western and north-eastern slopes of Madagascar. It qualifies as Vulnerable on account of its limited distribution (extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km²) and fragmented habitat (mainly due to deforestation of river catchments) which are causing a continued decline in available habitat and the number of mature individuals in the population.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Madagascar.|
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|Citation:||Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001 2004. Paratilapia polleni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 December 2014.|
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