Nothobranchius rubripinnis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Nothobranchius rubripinnis
Species Authority: Seegers, 1986
Nothobranchius rubripinnis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Hanssens, M. & Snoeks, J.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Only known from the type locality. Such a restricted distribution makes it more vulnerable to local habitat degradation.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Only known from the Mbezi River under the bridge of the road to Kibiti, about 40 km south of Dar es Salaam (Seegers 1986).
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Collected at the edge of rice fields and in the Mbezi River (Seegers 1986).
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Restricted distribution makes it more vulnerable to local habitat degradation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Hanssens, M. & Snoeks, J. 2006. Nothobranchius rubripinnis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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