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Labeo ansorgii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Labeo ansorgii
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1907
Common Name(s):
English Cunene Labeo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Da Costa, L.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Unit)
Justification:
Known from three different catchments (Bengo, Kwanza and Kunene rivers). Major threat only known for the Kunene populations. Larger range distribution expected in the Kwanza River system.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Native from Angola and Namibia. In Angola the species occurs in Bengo River and Lake Kilunda, Kwanza River (Dongwenna swamp, Lucala River, Kwanza River), and Kunene River systems.
Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Namibia
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Population [top]

Population: Population size is not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in flowing water in rocky streams. Biology is not known.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No known threats in the Kwanza and Bengo River systems. However, a dam exists in the Kunene River separating the upper reaches populations from the Lower Kunene population(s).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species has no protection.

Citation: Da Costa, L. 2007. Labeo ansorgii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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