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Aphanius dispar  (Rüppell, 1829)

Arabian pupfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes) > Cyprinodontinae

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten bottenlevande; ej vandrande.   Subtropical; 16°C - 26°C (Ref. 2060), preferred ?

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Indian Ocean: Egypt to Somalia southward to Eil, a landlocked population in the Siwa Oasis, western Egypt. Immigrant through the Suez Canal into the southeastern Mediterranean basin, Egypt and Israel. Elsewhere: Dead Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, western India; landlocked populations in Saudi Arabia, Iran.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 27139)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8-11; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 9 - 11.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in coastal zones, also found in oasis pools with hypersaline to fresh water (Ref. 3788). Forms schools. Chiefly a herbivorous species (Ref. 13530). Spawn in areas where roots of hyacinth or other floating plants abound (Ref. 44327). Not a seasonal killifish. Very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Costa, Wilson J.E.M. | Medarbetare

Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., S. Vatandoust, S. Eagderi, S. Jafari-Kenari and H. Mousavi-Sabet, 2015. Freshwater fishes of Iran; an updated checklist. AACL Bioflux, 8(6):855-909. (Ref. 106319)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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