Central Africa: Nannaethiops unitaeniatus is known from the Dja River basin and from Bangui, Ubangui basin. Elsewhere, it is known from the Lower Guinea region where it is widespread in all major drainages.
Northeast Africa: It is present in the upper White Nile.
Western Africa: It occurs in the Niger and Cross Rivers in Nigeria, and is reported from the Chad basin.
Habitat and Ecology
- Hickley, P. and R.G. Bailey 1987 Food and feeding relationships of fish in the Sudd swamps (River Nile, southern Sudan). J. Fish Biol. 30:147-159. (Ref. 6160)
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
- Mills, D. and G. Vevers 1989 The Tetra encyclopedia of freshwater tropical aquarium fishes. Tetra Press, New Jersey. 208 p. (Ref. 7020)