Garra allostoma 

Scope: Global, Western Africa & Pan-Africa
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Garra allostoma Roberts, 1990

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-02-02
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lalèyè, P.
Reviewer(s): Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
This species is restricted to one location, known only from water drainages of the mountainous Bamenda region (part of the Niger basin in Cameroon). Due to its very restricted range, and that the species is potentially threatened by deforestation (one or two locations), the species is categorised as Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is reliably known only from water drainages of the mountainous Bamenda region (part of the Niger basin in Cameroon).
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a benthopelagic fish of maximum reported size: 62.5 mm SL.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is part of the aquarium trade.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No current threats known. It is potentially threatened by deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Lalèyè, P. 2010. Garra allostoma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181825A7743543. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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