Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Neobola stellae
Species Authority: (Worthington, 1932)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Odhiambo, E.A.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
No noticeable threats or decline throughout its known range in Lake Turkana.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Turkana (Seegers et al. unpub.).
Countries occurrence:
Ethiopia; Kenya
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Population [top]

Population: No available estimates.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Bathopelagic. Spawns in the open lake. Matures at about 2.2 cm FL. Post-larvae prefer the superficial layer while adults prefer the demersal zone up to 60m. Max. size: 2.3 cm TL (after Froese and Pauly 2003).
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Odhiambo, E.A. 2006. Neobola stellae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61240A12452609. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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