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Spekia zonata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA SORBEOCONCHA PALUDOMIDAE

Scientific Name: Spekia zonata
Species Authority: (Woodward, 1859)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Assessor(s): Nicayenzi, F. & Ngereza, C.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
This species has a widespread distribution with no major widespread threats identified.
History:
2004 Least Concern
1996 Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species is known from the coastlines of all four countries. Tanzania (18 sites), Burundi (5-8 sites), DRC (25+ sites) and Zambia (5-8 sites).
Countries:
Native:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: This species is common in very limited habitat at waters edge, 0.5 m.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on hard substrates bearing algae, including cobbles, boulders, the bases of reeds and piers in shallow depths, 0-3 m. Most common in splash zone.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution, agriculture, sedimentation, deforestation and erosion threaten this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Nicayenzi, F. & Ngereza, C. 2010. Spekia zonata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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