Euchilichthys royauxi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Mochokidae

Scientific Name: Euchilichthys royauxi
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1902
Atopochilus royauxi (Boulenger, 1902)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-02-16
Assessor(s): Moelants, T.
Reviewer(s): Brummett, R., Mbe Tawe, A.N., Dening Touokong, C., Reid, G.M., Snoeks, J. Staissny, M., Moelants, T., Mamonekene, V., Ndodet, B., Ifuta, S.N.B., Chilala, A., Monsembula, R., Ibala Zamba, A., Opoye Itoua, O., Pouomogne, V., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
The species is widespread or without major threats throughout the Central Africa assessment region and is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Euchilichthys royauxi is known from the Congo basin, up to Lake Mweru system, including the Dja basin (Cameroon), Kafunfo, Kwango basin (Angola) and Ubangui River.
Countries occurrence:
Angola (Angola); Cameroon; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Euchilichthys royauxi is a demersal species. It is oviparous and has a distinct pairing during breeding (Breder and Rosen 1966).
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Euchilichthys royauxi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T183017A8029042. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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