IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

Read full entry

Range Description

Barbus atkinsonii is found in a region encompassing parts of Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi

Eastern Africa: It occurs in the streams around Lake Malawi but does not occur in the lake itself. Also occurs in the Middle Shire River as well as Lakes Chiuta and streams of Lake Chilwa (Skelton 1994). Also found in the Rufiji system and Ruaha tributary (Lévêque and Daget, 1984).

Southern Africa:This species is found in the Rovuma system (R. Bills, unpublished), including Lakes Chiuta and Chilwa on the Mozambique/Malawi border (Tweddle 1979, 1983), also lower reaches of Lake Malawi inflowing streams and the outflowing Shire River (Tweddle et al. 1979). In the Lower Zambezi system, recorded in tributaries of the Lower Shire tributary in Malawi (Tweddle unpublished).

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

© International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Source: IUCN

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!