Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts, 2000 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Norris, 2002 | Roberts, 2000 | Seegers, 2008 .
  • Current distribution known : endemic to Lake Tanganyika basin .
  • Food habits : voracious piscivore, feeding heavily on cichlids .
  • Food habits_references : Norris, 2002 .
  • Habitat : encountered in the littoral zone down to a depth of 50 m; especially common in bays or near the mouths of rivers .
  • Morphology / anatomy : Norris, 2002 | Roberts, 2000 | Seegers, 2008 .
  • Osteology : Howes, 1985 .
  • Phylogeny : Howes, 1985 .
  • Reproduction_references : Norris, 2002 .
  • Size : 495 mm SL .
  • Types :
    • Malapterurus polli Norris, 2002: 111-117, fig. 67, 68. Type locality: Off Karema, 660-700 meters upstream from the coast, Tanzania (about 06°49'S-30°26'E). Holotype MRAC 90328; paratypes IRSNB 7082, 9287, MRAC 44975-44976, 90325-90326, 90327, 90330, 90331-90332, 130466-130469, 130950-130951, 95.098.P.0382, 95.098.P.0388, 95.098.P.0390, 96.031.P.0865;,SAIAB (formerly RUSI) 39582, 40170, UMMZ 199827, 199939.
    • Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts, 2000: 11. Type locality: Christy, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype BMNH 1936.6.15.1234; paratypes BMNH 1936.6.15.1235-1237, 1936.6.15.1231-1243, 2000.3.3.11-17.