Pallidochromis tokolosh 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Pallidochromis tokolosh
Species Authority: Turner, 1994

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Kasembe, J.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Endemic to Lake Malawi where it is widespread in the southern part of the lake with no known major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Malawi where it is fairly uncommon and is mainly distributed in the southern part of the lake. More survey is required to determine the full lake-wide distribution.
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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 at great depths (50–125 m) and is most common at 125 m. Females attain an average size at maturity of 13.5 cm. It is a piscivore feeding on other small cichlids.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Kasembe, J. 2006. Pallidochromis tokolosh. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60929A12424864. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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