Monopterus boueti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae

Scientific Name: Monopterus boueti (Pellegrin, 1922)
Typhlosynbranchus boueti Pellegrin, 1922

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-11-27
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lalèyè, P.
Reviewer(s): Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
This species is restricted to one or two locations, the surroundings of Monrovia (Liberia), in a small freshwater rivulet flowing into a swamp, at a distance of 2 or 3 km from the sea. More information is needed on the species distribution and threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The holotype of M. boueti, type species of the monotypic genus Typhlosynbranchus Pellegrin, 1922, junior synonym of Monopterus, has been caught in the surroundings of Monrovia (Liberia), in a small freshwater rivulet flowing into a swamp, at a distance of 2 or 3 km from the sea
Countries occurrence:
Côte d'Ivoire; Liberia; 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 is a demersal fish of 34.0 cm TL maximum size

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: Lalèyè, P. 2010. Monopterus boueti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T39300A10182587. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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