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Mormyrus tenuirostris

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII OSTEOGLOSSIFORMES MORMYRIDAE

Scientific Name: Mormyrus tenuirostris
Species Authority: Peters, 1882
Common Name(s):
English Athi Elephant-snout Fish

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Vreven, E.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Justification:
Widespread throughout the Athi River system with no major, widespread threats identified.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the Athi River, Kenya (Froese and Pauly 2003).
Countries:
Native:
Kenya
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Max. size: 12.5 cm TL (after Froese and Pauly 2003).
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Vreven, E. 2006. Mormyrus tenuirostris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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