Astatoreochromis straeleni 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Astatoreochromis straeleni (Poll, 1944)
Common Name(s):
English Bluelip Haplo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ntakimazi, G.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Endemic species found in streams and rivers inflowing into Lake Tanganyika. No major widespread threats identified.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the Lukuga and Ruzizi Rivers of lake Tanganyika (van Oijen and Snoeks 1991).
Countries occurrence:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population:Not known, but rarely encountered in fisheries catches.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Riverine habitat. The short gut suggests it is a carnivorous species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water turbidity due to erosion on watershed and agriculture extension.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Ntakimazi, G. 2006. Astatoreochromis straeleni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60459A12358516. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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