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Nemacheilus abyssinicus 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Northeastern Africa
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Balitoridae

Scientific Name: Nemacheilus abyssinicus Boulenger, 1902

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-05-01
Assessor(s): Getahun, A.
Reviewer(s): Stiassny, M. & Brooks, E.
Justification:
This species is very rarely caught from Lake Tana and some other Rivers (Sore and Omo Rivers) of Ethiopia. There is no information available on threats to this species, and it is therefore categorised as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from Omo and Baro Rivers as well as Lake Tana.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ethiopia
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Population [top]

Population:This is a very rare species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in running and standing waters.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Getahun, A. 2010. Nemacheilus abyssinicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181589A7685600. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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