Clariallabes melas (Boulenger, 1887) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Common names : Tummakonnamonni (Finnish), Bombete / Imbembete (Kele: Republic Democratic of the Congo), Mbete (Lombo: Republic Democratic of the Congo), Mbete (So: Republic Democratic of the Congo) .
  • Current distribution known : known from Pool Malebo (= Stanley Pool) and adjacent rapids in Lower Congo, and from the Central Congo River basin .
  • Food habits : stomach content analysis revealed a quantity of decayed plant material as well as insect larvae .
  • Food habits_references : Matthes, 1964 b .
  • Habitat : inhabits forest streams .
  • Morphology : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Reproduction_references : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Size : 260 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Clariallabes melas lembesseensis Fowler, 1949: 259, fig. 48-52. Type locality: "Oka, Congo system". Holotype ANSP n° 71.906; paratypes ANSP n° 71.907-71.908 (2).
    • Clarias melas Boulenger, 1887: 148. Type locality: "Lower Congo". Holotype BMNH n° 1887.1.16: 6.
  • Use and trade : harvested for human consumption .