|Scientific Name:||Poropanchax normani|
|Species Authority:||(Ahl, 1928)|
Aplocheilichthys normani Ahl, 1928
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Entsua-Mensah, M. & Lalèyè, P.|
|Reviewer(s):||Snoeks, J., Tweddle, D., Getahun, A., Lalèyè, P., Paugy, D., Zaiss, R., Fishar, M.R.A & Brooks, E.|
This species has a wide distribution, with no known major widespread threats. It is therefore listed as Least Concern. It has also been assessed regionally as Least Concern for western Africa.
|Range Description:||This is a wideranging species from Senegal to Sudan.
Northeast Africa: It is present in the White Nile in Sudan.
Western Africa: It inhabits the drainage system of the Senegal and Gambia, This species is known from upper Niger and Great and Little Scarcies and Rokel rivers in Sierra Leone, the Lower Saint Paul River in Liberia, the Bafing and Niger rivers in Mali, the Black and White Volta rivers in Ghana, the Niger river in Niger, the Niger and Benue Rivers in Nigeria, Lake Chad in Nigeria and Cameroon, the Logone and Chari Rivers in Chad.
Native:Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Côte d'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Sudan; Sudan; Togo
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|Population:||No data on population trends.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A savannah dwelling species found in, or close to, vegetated parts of small rivers, brooks, and swamps. Benthopelagic. It is non-migratory. It is not a seasonal killifish.|
|Use and Trade:||This species is part of the aquarium trade.|
|Major Threat(s):||None known.|
|Conservation Actions:||None known.|
|Citation:||Entsua-Mensah, M. & Lalèyè, P. 2010. Poropanchax normani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.|
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