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Neolamprologus christyi 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Eastern Africa
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Neolamprologus christyi (Trewavas & Poll, 1952)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bigirimana, C.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Justification:
Restricted to a length of coastline (approximately 100 km) on the central eastern coastline of the lake in Tanzania. Given the threat of sedimentation to the rocky shore littoral zone this species range is considered to be restricted to a single location.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is only known from a strip along the central eastern Tanzanian shoreline.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population:Unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Little is known about the ecology, or the behaviour of this elusive species.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Sedimentation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Neolamprologus christyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60616A12384564. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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