Nothobranchius polli Wildekamp, 1978
photo by RMCA

 Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
 Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Africa: upper Lufira River drainage (upper Congo River basin) in southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 59344, 95524). Report from Zambia probably erroneous; reports from Namibia are misidentifications (Ref. 7248).
 Biology:  Occurs in temporary pools, water-filled depressions ("dembos"), temporary swamps and ditches in floodplains (Ref. 59344). Bottom spawner, 4-6 months incubation (Ref. 27139).
 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.05.94
 Modified by: Musschoot, Tobias - 11.06.09
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.07.94

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