Epiplatys sangmelinensis (Ahl, 1928) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : very difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Chromosomes : Vasil'ev, 1980 .
  • Colour pattern : van der Zee et al., 2007b .
  • Common names : Viidakkovaanija (Finnish), Sangmelima-Hechtling (German) .
  • Current distribution known : known from the upper Dja, Central Congo River basin, southeastern Gabon. In Lower Guinea, it occurs in drainage systems of the upper Sanaga, This species is known from upper Nyong and Ntem .
  • Ecology : Brosset, 1982 | not a seasonal killifish | Schrieken, 1971 c .
  • Food habits : ants and other insects (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) .
  • Genetics : Aarn & Shepherd, 2001 | Gyldenholm & Scheel, 1971 | Scheel, 1968 a | Scheel, 1972 c .
  • Habitat : occurs in swamps, brooks and small streams under forest cover .
  • Reproduction : near-to-surface spawner; 2 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.7 mm (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) .
  • Size : 70 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Panchax nyongensis Ahl, 1928 d: 119, fig. 5, Type locality: "Nyong-Fluss, Kamerun". Syntypes ZMHU, registration numbers unknown.
    • Panchax sangmelinensis Ahl, 1928 d: 118, fig. 4. Type locality: "Sangmelima, Süd-Kamerun, am oberen Lobofluss" (02°55'N-12°024E). Syntypes ZMHU, registration numbers unknown.