Mormyrus macrocephalus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae

Scientific Name: Mormyrus macrocephalus
Species Authority: Worthington, 1929

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Twongo, T.K.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Large extent of occurrence but rarely encountered (T.K. Twongo, pers comm., East African Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment workshop, Dec. 2003). No specific major, widespread threat identified.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Only known only from Lakes Kyoga and Kwania (Uganda) and the Victoria Nile and Aswa River (Worthington 1928a). Present in and above dams in the Teso District.
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Population [top]

Population: Widespread but rarely encountered.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No information available
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No specific threat identified.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Twongo, T.K. 2006. Mormyrus macrocephalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60727A12400851. . Downloaded on 02 December 2015.
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