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Hydrocynus tanzaniae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CHARACIFORMES ALESTIDAE

Scientific Name: Hydrocynus tanzaniae
Species Authority: Brewster, 1986

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-02-28
Assessor(s): Hanssens, M & Snoeks, J.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. & Darwall, W.
Justification:
Although only found in Tanzania, this species occurs in several major river systems where it is widespread with no major widespread threats identified. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the Wami, Ruaha and Rufiji Rivers (Brewster 1986).
Countries:
Native:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a riverine species.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is fished for human consumption, and sport.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Hanssens, M & Snoeks, J. 2010. Hydrocynus tanzaniae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 September 2014.
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