Diplotaxodon ecclesi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Diplotaxodon ecclesi Burgess & Axelrod, 1973
Taxonomic Notes: Only known from the type specimen. It is yet to be identified in the field.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Kasembe, J.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Endemic to Lake Malawi. Only known from the type specimen.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Lake Malawi. It is known from the southern part of the lake up to Domira Bay.
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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:Occurs in the open water down to 65 m A piscivore feeding mainly on "usipa" (E. sardinella) or on plankton.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Kasembe, J. 2006. Diplotaxodon ecclesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60903A12420894. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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