Tilapia buttikoferi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Tilapia buttikoferi
Species Authority: (Hubrecht, 1881)
Chromis buttikoferi Hubrecht, 1881
Tilapia ansorgii Boulenger, 1911

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 has a wide distribution with no known major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in lower river courses from Guinea Bissau (Géba and Corubal) to the St. John in Liberia.
Countries occurrence:
Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Sierra Leone
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a benthopelagic fish of 30.8 cm SL maximum size
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation and mining are local threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Lalèyè, P. 2010. Tilapia buttikoferi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181872A7753961. . Downloaded on 02 December 2015.
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