Petrocephalus gliroides 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae

Scientific Name: Petrocephalus gliroides
Species Authority: (Vinciguerra, 1897)
Mormyrus gliroides Vinciguerra, 1897

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Snoeks, J., Laleye, P. & Contreras-MacBeath, T.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)
Assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of information regarding its current status, the extent of its range, habitat, ecology and possible threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Somalia.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: Currently, there is a lack of detailed population numbers and the global trend is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: P. gliroides is a demersal species.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures or actions known.

Citation: Snoeks, J., Laleye, P. & Contreras-MacBeath, T. 2009. Petrocephalus gliroides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169446A6629172. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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