Tilapia dageti 

Scope: Global, Western Africa & Pan-Africa
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Tilapia dageti Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-10-15
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Awaïss, A. & Lalèyè, P.
Reviewer(s): Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
This species has a wide distribution with no known major widespread threats

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Tilapia dageti is known from the upper Comoé (Côte d’Ivoire), Volta, Mono, Middle and upper Niger, Benue, and from upper Senegal and Lake Chad.
Countries occurrence:
Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Chad; Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Kenya; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Togo
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Population [top]

Population:No available data.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is a demersal fish of maximum size 40.0 cm TL

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Urban and agricultural development and oil exploration in Nigeria threaten this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Awaïss, A. & Lalèyè, P. 2010. Tilapia dageti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182634A7931447. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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