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Stomatorhinus ivindoensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII OSTEOGLOSSIFORMES MORMYRIDAE

Scientific Name: Stomatorhinus ivindoensis
Species Authority: Sullivan & Hopkins, 2005

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) 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.
Justification:
The species is threatened by iron mining on the Lower Ivindo drainage. It is known from fewer than five locations. Both the EOO and AOO qualify for the Endangered status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A Lower Guinea endemic with all known collections of Stomatorhinus ivindoensis coming from the Ivindo River margins or from small forest streams flowing into the Ivindo River in root tangles.
Countries:
Native:
Gabon
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Stomatorhinus ivindoensis is known from the Ivindo River margins or from small forest streams flowing into the Ivindo River in root tangles. It is a demersal species.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is threatened by iron mining on the Lower Ivindo drainage.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Stomatorhinus ivindoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 September 2014.
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