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Nothobranchius hengstleri  Valdesalici, 2007

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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Etymology: Nothobranchius: Greek, nothos = false + Greek, brangchia = gill (Ref. 45335);  hengstleri: Named in honor of the collector, Mr. Holger Hengstler of Munich, Germany.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce pelagico.   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Africa: near Nassoro village, Cabo Delgado Province, northeastern Mozambique (Ref. 58960).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.1 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 58960); 4.1 cm SL (female)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 13 - 16; Spine anali 14-16. A robust, moderately deep-bodied Nothobranchius with pointed snout, terminal mouth directed upward. Longitudinal series of scales 25-26 + 2-4 on caudal fin base. Males' body profile convex on dorsal and ventral margins, slightly concave on caudal peduncle posterior to dorsal and anal fins. Greatest body depth observed at level of pelvic fins base. Dorsal and anal fins rounded, their tips with rudimentary filamentous rays. Caudal fin perfectly rounded. Membranes of pelvic fins fusing near the base, tips reaching urogenital papilla. Dorsal and anal fins with small papillate contact organs. Opercular membrane projecting from opercle, distal edge slightly wrinkled (ref. 58960).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Type locality is a temporary pool of about 6 m long, 1.5 m wide and 0.10 m deep; no aquatic vegetation present, only dry grass along the shore; water brown and turbid; pH 7.5; no other fish present (Ref. 58960).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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Valdesalici, S., 2007. A new species of the genus Nothobranchius (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae) from the coastal area of northeastern Mozambique. Zootaxa 1587:61-68. (Ref. 58960)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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