|Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Central Africa|
|Scientific Name:||Microctenopoma congicum (Boulenger, 1887)|
Anabas congica (Boulenger, 1887)
Anabas congicus (Boulenger, 1887)
Ctenopoma congicum Boulenger, 1887
Ctenopoma congicum longipinnis Fowler, 1949
Ctenopoma congicum longispinnis Fowler, 1949
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Brummett, R., Mbe Tawe, A.N., Dening Touokong, C., Reid, G.M., Snoeks, J. Staissny, M., Moelants, T., Mamonekene, V., Ndodet, B., Ifuta, S.N.B., Chilala, A., Monsembula, R., Ibala Zamba, A., Opoye Itoua, O., Pouomogne, V., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.|
The species is widespread or without major threats throughout central Africa and is assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Microctenopoma congicum is known from the Congo River basin, with exception of the upper Congo basin. It is also known from the Lower Guinea, occurring in the Chiloango River, with a single specimen from the Ogowe. As with C. gabonense, there are no recent collections of the species from the region. It has been reported from Lake Chad basin (Blache 1964) but this has not been confirmed by verifiable specimens.|
Native:Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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|Population:||No information available.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Microctenopoma congicum is a benthopelagic species that builds bubble nests.|
|Use and Trade:||This species is collected for the aquarium trade.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is collected for the aquarium trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||None known.|
Pan-Africa freshwater assessment references. Currently, full citations for references used in the Pan-Africa biodiversity assessments are unavailable on the Red List web site. These will be added to the site in 2011. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
|Citation:||Moelants, T. 2010. Microctenopoma congicum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182999A8020378.Downloaded on 23 July 2018.|
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