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Redigobius dewaali

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES GOBIIDAE

Scientific Name: Redigobius dewaali
Species Authority: (Weber, 1897)
Common Name(s):
English Checked Goby

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Bills, R. & Engelbrecht, J. and Cambray, J.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Unit)
Justification:
Widespread and locally abundant from the Eastern Cape, South Africa to the Limpopo River in central Mozambique. Collection gaps are probably due to lack of collections and collection methods. No serious threats identified.
History:
1994 Rare (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Rare (IUCN 1990)
1988 Rare (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Eastern Cape coastal Rivers, South Africa north into central Mozambique.
Countries:
Native:
Mozambique; South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal)
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Population [top]

Population: Abundant in suitable habitats.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Coastal rivers and lakes, both freshwater and estuarine areas.
Systems: Freshwater; Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Coastal dune mining, harbour developments and other tourist related coastal developments are potential threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Conservation issues need to be considered when proposls for coastal developments are made.

Citation: Bills, R. & Engelbrecht, J. and Cambray, J. 2007. Redigobius dewaali. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.
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