Petrocephalus cunganus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae

Scientific Name: Petrocephalus cunganus Boulenger, 1910

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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)
Only known from one locality in the lower Kwanza River (type locality). No obvious known threats. Larger distribution expected. More comprehensive surveys required to confirm the true extent of its distribution.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic from Angola only known from its type locality, at Cunga, in the Lower Kwanza River (Kwanza River).
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Population [top]

Population:Population size is not known.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Biology and preferred habitat are not known.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species has no protection.

Citation: Da Costa, L. 2007. Petrocephalus cunganus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63327A12657480. . Downloaded on 21 September 2017.
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