Hylopanchax stictopleuron (Fowler, 1949)
Blue lampeye
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 Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Aplocheilichthyinae
 Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 5 - 6; dH range: 5, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Africa: Alima and Likouala River drainages (middle Congo River basin) in Republic of Congo (Ref. 94189). Reports of Hylopanchax stictopleuron from other parts of the central Congo basin and the upper Ivindo River (Ref. 59344) are misidentifications of other Hylopanchax species (Ref. 94189).
 Biology:  Small brooks and rivers, usually of the black water type, under forest cover (Ref. 59344). 4.5 cm max TL (Ref. 3788). Not a seasonal killifish (Ref. 27139).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 25.04.94
 Modified by: Musschoot, Tobias - 08.06.09
 Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 14.04.00

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