Neolamprologus leloupi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Neolamprologus leloupi
Species Authority: (Poll, 1948)

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 fairly widespread species within Lake Tanganyika with no major widespread threats identified.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is only known from the coastline below the Mahali Mountains (East Coast) and on a few occasions has been recorded on the south western shores in DCR.
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown, but this species is very rare in its preferred habitat
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The ecology and ethology are unknown.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Sedimentation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Neolamprologus leloupi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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