Neolamprologus crassus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Neolamprologus crassus
Species Authority: (Brichard, 1989)

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)
A widespread species in the southern part of Lake Tanganyika with no known widespread major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is distributed throughout the southwestern sector of the lake, in particular, in and around the Bay of Ruhanga on the western coast of the lake.
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lives over a rocky substrate and is sympatric with Neolamprologus olivaceous. It is usually lives in pairs.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Small-scale fishing, and sedimentation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for this species.

Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Neolamprologus crassus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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