|Scientific Name:||Mogurnda vitta Allen & Hoese, 1986|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A2cd ver 2.3|
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|Range Description:||M. vitta is endemic to Lake Kutubu in the Kikori River system.|
Native:Papua New Guinea
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The freshwater lake habitat of this species is approximately 19 km long and 2-4 km wide.|
|Major Threat(s):||The lake supports six villages on its shore with a human population estimated at 2,000-3,000 in 1996. Gill nets and the use of outboard motors have been introduced on the lake since the 1980s. There has also been rapid economic development in the form of oil drilling and logging in the area in recent years.|
Allen, G. 1996. In litt.
Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
|Citation:||Allen, G. 1996. Mogurnda vitta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T13621A4260104.Downloaded on 18 November 2017.|
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