Nothobranchius kilomberoensis Wildekamp, Watters & Sainthouse, 2002
Nothobranchius kilomberoensis
photo by Casado Pasamontes, F.

 Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
 Max. size:  3.43 cm SL (male/unsexed); 4.13 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Africa: Tanzania.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-17; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 15-16. Males with dark red spots on lower part of head and throat; dorsal and anal fins with wide white-blue to light blue margins; caudal fin plain red; females with spots on head, body and unpaired fins (Ref. 42930).
 Biology:  Inhabits water levels close to the substrate of pools. These pools are ephemeral and usually dry up seasonally. Collected from areas of pools with the highest grass density (Ref. 42930).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 29.07.02
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.07.07

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