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Sarotherodon mvogoi  (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)

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Cameroon country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: live export: yes;
Comments: Present in the upper Dja (middle Congo River basin), Nyong and Ntem (Ref. 2, 81260). Also Ref. 4999, 51193.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/cm.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Stiassny, M.L.J., A. Lamboj, D. De Weirdt and G.G. Teugels, 2008
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 20.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 81260)

Environment

Freshwater; demersal

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution

Africa: upper Dja (middle Congo River basin) and rivers Nyong and Ntem in Cameroon, and Ivindo system in Gabon (Ref. 2, 81260).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 14 - 16; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10. Diagnosis: 20-24 rakers on lower limb of first arch; length of lower pharyngeal jaw < 43.5% of head length; 27-30 scales in lateral line; head length 33.6-39.5% of standard length; total dorsal rays (including spines) 24-27 (Ref. 81260). Color in life is silver-grey, darker on back, whitish below with a series of pink spots along flank, one to each scale; genital papilla small and leaf-shaped in male, truncate in female; tips of dorsal soft rays reaching vertical of 0.25 to 0.75 length of caudal, anal not quite so far; pelvic extremity reaching vent or nearly (Ref. 2).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lacks marked sexual dichromatism when sexually active; forms temporary pair bonds (Ref. 81260).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5001 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
2.2   ±0.1 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown