Hemigrammopetersius pulcher 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Central Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Alestidae

Scientific Name: Hemigrammopetersius pulcher (Boulenger, 1909)
Alestopetersius major pulcher (Boulenger, 1909)
Petersius pulcher Boulenger, 1909
Phenacogrammus major pulcher (Boulenger, 1909)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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.
Hemigrammopetersius pulcher is only known from two locations; the Dja River basin in south Cameroon and probably the Sankum River, Kondue. The species may be more widespread than is currently known. More information is needed on the species distribution before an assessment can be made.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Hemigrammopetersius pulcher is known from the Dja River basin, Central Congo River basin, south Cameroon. It is probably also known from the Sankum River, Kondue in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a pelagic species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Cobalt mining on the Dja River by scraping of the surface causes a decline of the habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Hemigrammopetersius pulcher. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182091A7794139. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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