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Lacustricola matthesi  (Seegers, 1996)

Saisi lampeye
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Poeciliidae (Poeciliids) > Procatopodinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2; non-migratory.   Tropical; 22°C - 25°C (Ref. 31267), preferred ?

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Africa: only known from the Lake Rukwa drainage in Zambia (Ref. 27292).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27292)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found between reed vegetation at margin of river; also in shallow waterholes beside river; occasionally in open water with more intense current; water clear with slightly brown colouration; males show territorial behaviour (Ref. 27292).

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Huber, J.H., 1999. Updates to the phylogeny and systematics of the African lampeye schooling cyprinodonts (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilichthyinae). Cybium 23(1):53-77. (Ref. 30546)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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