Labeobarbus intermedius 

Scope: Global & Pan-Africa
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Labeobarbus intermedius (Rüppell, 1835)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-05-01
Assessor(s): Getahun, A.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J., Tweddle, D., Getahun, A., Lalèyè, P., Paugy, D., Zaiss, R., Fishar, M.R.A & Brooks, E.
This species has a wide distribution, with no known major widespread threats. It is therefore listed as Least Concern. It has also been assessed regionally as Least Concern for eastern and north eastern Africa.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is widely distributed throughout Ethiopia and into Northern Kenya.

Eastern Africa:It is known from northern Ewaso Nyiro, Lake Baringo drainage, Lake Bogoria system (and affluent rivers), and the Lake Turkana basin (Turkwell River system, Keiro River sytem) and Suguta drainage.

Northeast Africa:It is widely distributed in freshwaters of Ethiopia and Ouasso Nyiro, Wabishebelle (Juba), Benadir, Somalia
Countries occurrence:
Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is treatened by overexploitation and habitat degradation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No major conservation measure in place. Policy-based actions, communication and education, research actions and habitat maintenance are all needed for this species.

Citation: Getahun, A. 2010. Labeobarbus intermedius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181805A7739028. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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