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Iodotropheus declivitas 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Iodotropheus declivitas Stauffer, 1994
Taxonomic Notes: Considered conspecific with Iodotropheus sperengae Oliver & Loiselle, 1972. (Konings 1995).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Kasembe, J.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Justification:
Endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only know from two small reef locations in the southern part of the lake.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Lake Malawi where it is known from the rocky reefs in the southeast arm of the lake at Boadzulu Island and Makokola reef.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Malawi
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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:Known from rocky reef habitats and is most abundant below 10 m.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Restricted range. Localised over-fishing.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Kasembe, J. 2006. Iodotropheus declivitas. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60943A12425892. . Downloaded on 23 September 2017.
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