Alticorpus peterdaviesi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Alticorpus peterdaviesi
Species Authority: (Burgess & Axelrod, 1973)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Kazembe, J., Makocho, P. & Mailosi, A.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Endemic to Lake Malawi with no known major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Malawi. A rare, deep-water species, observed in the north of the south east arm of the lake.
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Inhabits deep waters, about 75 m. Mainly found in areas with muddy bottoms covered with layers of diatoms. Probably feeds on the diatoms. Attains about 15 cm TL
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Kazembe, J., Makocho, P. & Mailosi, A. 2006. Alticorpus peterdaviesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60881A12411545. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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