IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is patchily distributed from Senegal to Ethiopia, and along the entire length of the Nile.

Northern Africa: It is present but rare in Lower Egyptian Nile and Lake Nasser (also known as Lake Nubia).

Northeast Africa: It occurs in the White Nile, Sudan, as well as the Blue Nile and Baro River, Ethiopia.

Western Africa: This species is known from basins of the Chad, Niger (plus the Benue), Senegal, Gambia and Volta.


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