Pseudotropheus demasoni 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus demasoni
Species Authority: Konings, 1994

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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 where it is only know from two small reefs.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Lake Malawi. Occurs at Pombo and Ndumbi reefs in Tanzania (south of the Ruhuhu River delta).
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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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 intermediate, stony and rocky substrates in shallow water mainly in the upper 3-4 m. Does not defend territories and is not aggressive to conspecific males. It feeds on aufwuchs.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Restricted range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Kasembe, J. 2006. Pseudotropheus demasoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61163A12436322. . Downloaded on 22 August 2017.
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