IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species has a patchy distribution from Senegal to Angola.

Central Africa: Odaxothrissa ansorgii is known from the Lower Congo River basin. It is also known from the Lower Guinea region where it is present from the lower course of the Ogowe River to the lower course of the Kouilou River (Congo).

Southern Africa: In Angola, the species occurs in Kwanza River (Lucala R., Kwanza R.) and Bengo River systems.

Western Africa: It is found in the lower reaches of rivers in Senegal, in lagoons of Cote d'Ivoire and Niger delta.


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