Chiloglanis niloticus 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Northeastern Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Mochokidae

Scientific Name: Chiloglanis niloticus Boulenger, 1900
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Rock Catlet, Suckermouth Catlet

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-10-17
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Azeroual, A.
Reviewer(s): Kraiem, M. & Smith, K.
Currently there is very little information available for this species. More information is needed before a full assessment can be made.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known to certainly occur in the Nile, Sudan, and Baro River, Ethiopia.
Countries occurrence:
Ethiopia; South Sudan; Sudan
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Population [top]

Population:This species is rarely recorded, although the excat population size is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a small sized fish, found in shallow waters, occuring on rocky habitats; it feeds mainly on insects such as mayfly nymphs.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available. More research is needed into this species population numbers and range, biology and ecology, habitat status and threats, as well as monitoring and potential conservation measures.

Citation: Azeroual, A. 2010. Chiloglanis niloticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182786A7968662. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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