|Scientific Name:||Altolamprologus calvus|
|Species Authority:||(Poll, 1978)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)|
Extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km² (meeting the EN B1 threshold), and there is continuing decline in quality of habitat due to sedimentation (EN B1b(iii)). However, it is quite widespread.
|Range Description:||Endemic to the southern part of Lake Tanganyika.|
Native:Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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|Population:||No information available.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in the southern part of Lake Tanganyika where it is a specialist feeder on zoobiocover.|
|Major Threat(s):||Degradation of habitat; water pollution; landslide, sedimentation; and collection for the aquarium trade|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation measures currently in place.|
Brichard, P. 1989. Pierre Brichard's Book of Cichlids and All the Other Fishes of Lake Tanganyika. THF Publications Inc., Neptune, United States.
Daget, J., Gosse, J.P., Teugels, G.G. and Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E. (eds). 1991. Check-list of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa (CLOFFA IV) ISNB, Brussels and MRAC, Tervuren, Belgium, and ORSTOM, Paris, France.
IUCN. 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 04 May 2006.
|Citation:||Bigirimana, C. 2006. Altolamprologus calvus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 January 2015.|
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