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Neolamprologus obscurus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES CICHLIDAE

Scientific Name: Neolamprologus obscurus
Species Authority: (Poll, 1978)

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)
Justification:
Endemic to Lake Tanganyika with a widespread distribution in the southwestern parts of the lake and no known major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika and is widely distributed in the southwestern parts of lake.
Countries:
Native:
Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Neolamprologus obscurus is a cave-dweller that seldom leaves the shelter of the rubble. In many ways it has a similar ecology to Neolamprologus niger.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Neolamprologus obscurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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