|Scientific Name:||Glossolepis incisus|
|Species Authority:||Weber, 1907|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A2ce ver 2.3|
|Range Description:||G. incisus is endemic to Lake Sentani and its tributaries.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||The freshwater lake habitat is approximately 30 km long and 2-5 km wide.|
|Major Threat(s):||The human population around the lake is increasing and was estimated at around 25,000 in 1996. The resultant pollution from domestic waste entering the lake is threatening the species living there. A further threat comes from the introduction of exotic species into the habitat, including carp, tilapia, walking catfish, barbs, and gouramies.|
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. Glossolepis incisus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.|
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