Lepidiolamprologus elongatus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Lepidiolamprologus elongatus
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1898)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Bigirimana, C.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Widespread species with no major widespread threats identified.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika. A ubiquitous species throughout the lake littoral zone.
Countries occurrence:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: No information available but it is extremely common throughout it's preferred habitat. It is considered the most common of the six species of Lepidiolamprologus in the lake.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Its lives among rocks in the littoral zone down to 20 m depth.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Sedimentation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Lepidiolamprologus elongatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60554A12378976. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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