Leptocypris lujae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Leptocypris lujae
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1909)
Barilius lujae Boulenger, 1909
Raiamas lujae (Boulenger, 1909)

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: Leptocypris lujae is known from the Pool Malebo (Stanley Pool) and from the lower, central and upper Congo River basin. It has not been found in the upper Lualaba and Mweru-Luapula-Bangweulu system.
Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Leptocypris lujae is a benthopelagic and predatory species.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.
Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Leptocypris lujae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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