Leptocypris lujae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

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.
Countries occurrence:
Central African Republic; Congo; 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: Leptocypris lujae is a benthopelagic and predatory species.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is harvested for consumption.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Leptocypris lujae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182253A7843499. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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