Haplochromis labiatus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Haplochromis labiatus
Species Authority: Trewavas, 1933

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Twongo, T.K.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Restricted extent of occurrence in Lake George and the Kazinga Channel (extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km²). Although it is not known if the current population is declining, there is a future potential for decline through water pollution in Lake George from the mining activities in Kasese District (Dunn 1989, Ogutu-Ohwayo et al. 1997).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lakes Edward and George.
Countries occurrence:
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Uganda
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Information not available.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No serious current threats identified. Potential for future pollution from mining activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Unknown.

Citation: Twongo, T.K. 2006. Haplochromis labiatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60507A12371743. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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