Anomalochromis thomasi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Anomalochromis thomasi
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1915)
Haplochromis thomasi (Boulenger, 1915)
Hemichromis thomasi (Boulenger, 1915)
Paratilapia thomasi Boulenger, 1915
Pelmatochromis thomasi (Boulenger, 1915)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-11-27
Assessor(s): Lalèyè, P.
Reviewer(s): Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
This species is widespread within western Africa and found in many locations, coastal basins of Guinea (starting from the Konkouré), Sierra Leone and Liberia. There is no information on any major threats to the species. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This monospecific species occurs in coastal basins of Guinea (starting from the Konkouré), Sierra Leone and Liberia (up to the River St. John)
Guinea; Liberia; Sierra Leone
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Population [top]

Population: No available data.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a benthopelagic fish of maximum recorded TL 6.5 cm.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No current threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Lalèyè, P. 2010. Anomalochromis thomasi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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