Synodontis zambezensis Peters, 1852 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Colour pattern : Marshall, 2011 | Poll, 1967 | Poll, 1971a | Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993b | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Common names : Bruin skreeubaber / Bruin-skreeubaber (Afrikaans), Kanvaka / Kavuba / Kuya liwe [Chokwe (Tshokwe): Angola], Brown squeaker / Korokoro / Plain squeaker (English), Kakolokotu / Mboma [Luba-Kasai (Baluba): Angola], Kahulu / Tshingondola [Lwena (Luena, Tshokwe): Angola], Nkholokolo [Nyanja (Chichewa): Malawi], Ngonte (Swahili) .
  • Current distribution known : known from the middle and lower Zambezi River south to the Phongolo River in South Africa. It is absent from the upper Save .
  • Ecology : Fryer, 1959 c .
  • Fisheries : Allen, 1965 b | Balon, 1972 | Balon, 1974 d | Frade & Pinto, 1961 | Harding, 1964 | Harding, 1966 | Lowe, 1952 | Magis, 1961 | Mann, 1967 .
  • Food habits : omnivorous: feeds on detritus and plant matter such as seeds as well as small invertebrates like insects and snails .
  • Food habits_references : De Kimpe, 1964 | Hulot, 1950 b | Magis, 1961 | Marshall, 2011 | Skelton, 1993b | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Growth / growth performance : Chitravadivelu, 1974 | Marshall, 2011 .
  • Habitat : appears to prefer somewhat larger and slow-flowing waters. It is capable of entering estuaries and tolerating saline conditions .
  • Habitat_references : Skelton, 1993b | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Morphology / anatomy : Marshall, 2011 | Poll, 1967 | Poll, 1971a | Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993b | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Mortality : Marshall, 2011 .
  • Parasites : Marshall, 2011 .
  • Reproduction : breeds in summer; distinct pairing during breeding .
  • Reproduction_references : Breder & Rosen, 1966 | Marshall, 2011 | Skelton, 1993b | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Size : 430 mm SL .
  • Types :
    • Synodontis zambezensis Peters, 1852: 682. Type localities: "Tette, Boror" ?, Mozambique. Lectotype ZMHU n° 3.119; paralectotypes ZMHU n° 3.115-118 (6) (Poll, 1971 a).
  • Use and trade : little economic importance in the gillnet fishery in Zimbabwe; harvested for human consumption in Zambia .
  • Zoological_nomenclature : Seegers, 2008 .