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Labeo greenii 

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

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Labeo greenii Boulenger, 1902

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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.
Justification:
The species is widespread or without major threats throughout the Central Africa assessment region and is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Labeo greenii is found throughout the drainage basin of the Congo River (Tshibwabwa 1997). Hitherto, thought to be restricted to the upper Congo but now recorded from rapid water habitats of the Lower Congo (Holly 1927). Specimens from the Sanaga River have been identified as Labeo greenii by Holly, 1927 and by Thys van den Audenaerde, 1970.These results have not been published though and are probably misidentifications (Reid, G. Mc., pers. comm.).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Labeo greenii is a benthopelagic species.
Systems:Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Labeo greenii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181628A7692391. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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