Gephyroglanis habereri 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Central Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Claroteidae

Scientific Name: Gephyroglanis habereri Steindachner, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: According to the PhD thesis of Risch (1968, unpublished), Gephyroglanis habereri is a synonym of Chrysichthys congicus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-02-16
Assessor(s): Moelants, T.
Reviewer(s): Brummett, R., Mbe Tawe, A.N., Dening Touokong, C., Reid, G.M., Snoeks, J. Staissny, M., Moelants, T., Mamonekene, V., Ndodet, B., Ifuta, S.N.B., Chilala, A., Monsembula, R., Ibala Zamba, A., Opoye Itoua, O., Pouomogne, V., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
Gephyroglanis habereri is only known from the type specimen from Dja River. In the unpublished PhD thesis of Risch, L (1986), he states that Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus is a synonym of Chrysichthys congicus. A more detailed understanding of the taxonomy of this species is needed before it can be assessed.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Gephyroglanis habereri is only known from the type locality in the Dja River, Central Congo River basin, Cameroon.
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Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a demersal species.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is harvested for human consumption.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known. Research is needed into this species taxonomy and distribution.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Gephyroglanis habereri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181544A7674971. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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