|Scientific Name:||Nannocharax niloticus|
|Species Authority:||(Joannis, 1835)|
Coregonus niloticus Joannis, 1835
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Kraiem, M. & Smith, K.|
This species is known from about eight locations but is expected to have a wide distribution along the Nile, and it is therefore assessed as Least Concern. Its distribution is poorly explored, with only one recent record. It used to be found from Beni Suef, Luxor and Aswan regions of the Nile in Egypt. However it was probably exirpated due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam in 1970.
|Range Description:||This species is now only found within the Nile basin in Sudan.
Northern Africa: It used to be found from Beni Suef, Luxor and Aswan, but is now Regionally Extinct.
Northeast Africa: It is known in the Bahr el Jebel system, White and Blue Niles, and Nile, Sudan.
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|Population:||This is a rare species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is found in marginal vegetation, in flowing water. Picks small insects and other invertebrates from plant surfaces.|
|Major Threat(s):||No information available.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information available.|
|Citation:||Azeroual, A. 2010. Nannocharax niloticus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.|
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