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Xenochromis hecqui 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Xenochromis hecqui
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1899

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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:
More information is required on the species distribution and potential threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Lake Tanganyika.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population:A rare species with a very fragmented population.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A benthic fish living on mud/silt.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Xenochromis hecqui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60708A12395896. . Downloaded on 30 August 2016.
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