Sargochromis mortimeri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Sargochromis mortimeri (Bell-Cross, 1975)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Tweddle, D.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Unit)
The species has a wide distribution with no known threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Headwater reaches of the upper Zambezi, Kafue and Lunagwa systems in Zambia (Skelton, 2001).
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Population [top]

Population:Not known.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Occurs in a variety of habitats and dams. Feeds on insects, snails and plants. Breeds in spring and early summer.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is protected in some reserves.

Citation: Tweddle, D. 2007. Sargochromis mortimeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63348A12660905. . Downloaded on 17 October 2017.
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