Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Phenacogrammus bleheri is only known from the type locality, a small tributary of the Bari River, Ubangui River basin, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Africa: Small tributary of the Bari River, Equateur Province, Zaire.
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Africa.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Analsoft rays: 21 - 22
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Size

Max. size

6.3 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 39244)); 6 cm SL (female)
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Diagnostic Description

Distinguished by the purple iridescence of the body in life and a conspicuous black humeral spot in preserved specimens (Ref. 39244).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This is a benthopelagic species.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2010

Assessor/s
Moelants, T.

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.

Contributor/s

Justification
Phenacogrammus bleheri is only known from the type locality, a small tributary of the Bari River, Ubangui River basin, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The species may be more widespread than is currently known. More information is needed on the species distribution before an assessment can be made.
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Population

Population
No information available.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
None known.
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Data deficient (DD)
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
None known.
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