Epiplatys esekanus Scheel, 1968 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : very difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Colour pattern : van der Zee et al., 2007b .
  • Common names : Rubiinivaanija / Täplävaanijakala (Finnish),Eseka-Hechtling (German) .
  • Current distribution known : a Lower Guinea endemic, known from a limited area north of Eseka in Cameroon, and from a few small brooks in the upper Kelle River system .
  • Ecology : not a seasonal killifish .
  • Food habits : ants and other insects (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) .
  • Genetics : Gyldenholm & Scheel, 1971 | Scheel, 1968 a | Scheel, 1972 c .
  • Habitat : occurs at the base of a range of hills that separate the coastal lowlands from the inland plateau (from a limited area north of Eseka in Cameroon) and at a few small brooks .
  • Reproduction : Heinrich, 1977 | near-to-surface spawner; 2 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.4 mm (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) .
  • Size : 65 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Epiplatys esekanus Scheel, 1968 a: 185, 454, fig. Type locality: "Brook 15 miles north of Eseka, near the Eseka-Yaounde-Edea crossing in East Cameroon". Holotype ZMUC n° P-352.594; paratype ZMUC n° P-352.585.