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Neolebias philippei 

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

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Distichodontidae

Scientific Name: Neolebias philippei Poll & Gosse, 1963

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.
Justification:
Neolebias philippei is only known from Ibembo on the Itimbiri River and from Boende on the Tshuapa River, effluents of the Central Congo River. The species may be more widespread than is currently known. More information is needed on the species distribution before an assessment can be made.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Neolebias philippei is only known from Ibembo on the Itimbiri River and from Boende on the Tshuapa River, effluents of the Central Congo River.
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:Neolebias philippei is a pelagic species with a maximum TL recorded at 3.7 cm (Daget and Gosse 1984).
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Neolebias philippei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181740A7718567. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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