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Scriptaphyosemion etzeli 

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

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae

Scientific Name: Scriptaphyosemion etzeli (Berkenkamp, 1979)
Synonym(s):
Aphyosemion etzeli (Berkenkamp, 1979)
Roloffia etzeli Berkenkamp, 1979

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(ii,iii)+2ab(ii,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-07-28
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bousso, T. & Lalèyè, P.
Reviewer(s): Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
Justification:
This endemic species is known only brooks and marshes of the savannah, west of Loko Port towards the mouth of Little Scarcies in the south-west of Sierra Leone. Its EOO and AOO are less than 10 km². The species is threatened by pollution due to mining activities and deforestation due agriculture activities. Therefore, the species is Critical Endangered under B.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from brooks and marshes of the savannah timbered in the west of Loko Port, towards the mouth of Little Scarcies in the south-west of Sierra Leone.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Sierra Leone
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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:This species inhabits brooks and swamps.
Systems:Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is threatened by pollution due to mining activities and deforestation due agriculture activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known, but should be developed.

Citation: Bousso, T. & Lalèyè, P. 2010. Scriptaphyosemion etzeli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182821A7978216. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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