Synodontis dekimpei 

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

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Mochokidae

Scientific Name: Synodontis dekimpei Paugy, 1987

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-11-27
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lalèyè, P.
Reviewer(s): Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
As it is only known from one location (the River Konkouré, type locality) with an EOO of less than 100 km2. It is under threat from habitat degradation due to mining and deforestation the species is qualified as Critically Endangered.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Guinea. The species is known only from the River Konkouré (type locality).
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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 17.6 cm SL maximum size.

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is under threat from habitat degradation due to mining and deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Lalèyè, P. 2010. Synodontis dekimpei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182098A7797481. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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