Marcusenius krameri Maake et al., 2014 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Current distribution known : known from the Limpopo River and several of its tributaries, South Africa .
  • Electrophysiology : Kramer et al., 2016a | Maake et al., 2014 | Maake et al., 2016b .
  • Genetics : Kramer et al., 2016a | Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Habitat : found in groups; during the day commonly encountered below undercut river banks, especially in dense networks of tree roots or reed beds along the stream margins. Places with shallow water and slow-flowing reaches of rivers and streams are especially attractive. Large numbers of small juveniles were found in bushes of aquatic reeds and floating grass on the periphery of the river or in side channels .
  • Habitat_references : Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Morphology / anatomy : Kramer et al., 2016a | Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Phylogeny : Kramer et al., 2016a | Maake et al., 2014 .
  • Size : 207 mm SL .
  • Types :
    • Marcusenius krameri Maake, Gon & Swartz, 2014: 469-471, fig. 2b1, 2b2. Type locality: Mogalakwena River (also known as the Nyl), Modimolle town, Pretoria Street, above a drift, Limpopo River system, South Africa (24°42'04.2"S-28°24'40.8"E). Holotype SAIAB 188295; paratypes SAIAB 191224, MRAC 2013.016.P.0001-0002, SAIAB 188294, USNM 410774, SAIAB 188290, BMNH 2013.9.4.72-73.
  • Use and trade : kept in aquariums and commonly referred to as "Little Dolphins" .