Marcusenius altisambesi Kramer et al., 2007 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Kramer et al., 2007 | Marshall, 2011 .
  • Common names : Upper Zambezi bulldog (English), Ülemzambezi markuskala (Estonian) .
  • Current distribution known : occurs in the Upper Zambezi River system in Namibia's Caprivi Strip, including the lower Kwando River (including its terminal parts named Linyanti River); also occurs in the western Okavango System (Botswana, Namibia, Angola) .
  • Electrophysiology : Kramer et al., 2007 | Kramer et al., 2016a | Kramer & Wink, 2013 .
  • Food habits : feeds on invertebrates, especially insect larvae .
  • Genetics : Kramer et al., 2007 | Kramer et al., 2016a | Kramer & Wink, 2013 | Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Habitat : during the day, found in rooted reed areas in main channels as well as inside floating reed mats in side channels; these mats may be 2m deep, and fish leave cover only at night. Huge numbers of small juveniles may be found in grassy pans on the periphery of major river arms or side channels in the dry season .
  • Habitat_references : Kramer et al., 2007 .
  • Migration : migrates within rivers and moves up tributaries in shoals during the flood season .
  • Morphology / anatomy : Kramer et al., 2007 | Kramer et al., 2016a | Kramer & Wink, 2013 | Marshall, 2011 .
  • Phylogeny : Kramer et al., 2016a | Kramer & Wink, 2013 | Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Size : 195 mm SL .
  • Types :
    • Marcusenius altisambesi Kramer, Skelton, van der Bank & Wink, 2007: 681-684, fig. 1J, 1K. Type locality: Caprivi Strip: Lisikili on side arm of Upper Zambezi River (17°33'S-24°29'E), Namibia. Holotype SAIAB 79135; paratypes SAIAB 79136, SAIAB 79137, ZSM 35086, ZSM 35085, ZSM 35097, ZSM 35082.
  • Use and trade : harvested for human consumption .