Thoracochromis brauschi 

Scope: Global

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Thoracochromis brauschi
Species Authority: (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)
Haplochromis brauschi Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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.
The species is widespread or without major threats throughout the Central Africa assessment region and is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Thoracochromis brauschi is endemic to the Fwa River and Lake, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Countries occurrence:
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:Thoracochromis brauschi is a demersal species with mouth-brooding by the females. It mainly feeds on macrophytes and vegetable debris (Roberts and Kullander 1994).

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Thoracochromis brauschi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182089A7792497. . Downloaded on 26 October 2016.
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