Nothobranchius elongatus Wildekamp, 1982
Elongate nothobranch
photo by Valdesalici, S.

 Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
 Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Africa: Manjema and Kombeni rivers, eastern Kenya.
 Biology:  Occurs in swamps and temporary pools in the floodplains (Ref. 3788). Bottom spawner, 2-4 months incubation. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.05.94
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.07.94

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