Aphyosemion volcanum Radda & Wildekamp, 1977 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Chromosomes : Völker et al., 2007 .
  • Colour pattern : van der Zee et al., 2007b .
  • Common names : Nfvong (Fang: Equatorial Guinea), Vulkan-Prachtkärpfling (German) .
  • Current distribution known : restricted to the Kaké river drainage in the area around Mount Cameroon, western Cameroon .
  • Ecology : not a seasonal killifish .
  • Food habits : ants and other insects .
  • Habitat : occurs in swampy parts of brooks and small streams in the rainforest, mainly on volcanic soil .
  • Reproduction : laying adhesive egg on aquatic plants and roots; 3 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.3 mm .
  • Size : 45 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Aphyosemion volcanum Radda & Wildekamp, 1977b: 137, fig. 4, 6. Type locality: Small stream, southwest of Kumbas, western Cameroon, 4°38'N-9°27'E. Holotype: NMW. Paratypes: NMW (28), MRAC (2)