Ctenochromis aff. pectoralis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Ctenochromis aff. pectoralis Pfeffer, 1893
Taxonomic Notes: The status of the population in Mzima springs is uncertain. It might be distinct from Ctenochromis pectoralis known from the Pangani drainage. More research is required.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hanssens, M.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Thought to be restricted to a single location at Mzima Springs in Tsavo National Park (Seegers et al. unpubl.).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Tsavo basin (Mzima springs).
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Population [top]

Population:No information.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:No information.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Fully enclosed with Tsavo National Park.

Citation: Hanssens, M. 2004. Ctenochromis aff. pectoralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T60417A12362721. . Downloaded on 18 June 2018.
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