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Placidochromis hennydaviesae (Burgess & Axelrod, 1973)

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

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Placidochromis: Latin, placidus = of peaceful or tranquile appearance + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335);  hennydaviesae: Named after Henny Davies, wife of Peter Davies, former exporter of aquarium fish from Malawi (Ref. 55898).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; acqua dolce demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 71 - 100 m (Ref. 55898).   Tropical; 12°S - 15°S

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

Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Occurs in the southern part of the lake.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 4994)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 14 - 15; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 9-10; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 8 - 9. Diagnosis: lower jaw length 40.9-46.5 % head length; premaxillary pedicel 26.8-31.3 % head length; body depth 32.8-35.7 %SL; outer oral jaw teeth tricuspid; cheek depth 20.0-23.5 % head length; interorbital width 20.0-22.4 % head length; head width 41.6-44.5 % head length (Ref. 55898).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits areas with a muddy floor covered with a thick layer of sedimentary diatoms; feeds on planktonic invertebrates as well as insect larvae found in the substrate (Ref. 5595).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaboratori

Maréchal, C., 1991. Placidochromis. p. 378-380. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse, G.G. Teugels and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 4. (Ref. 4994)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 20 June 2018

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acquario: Commerciale
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Length-frequencies
Morfometria
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Acquacoltura
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Varietà
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Ereditarietà
Malattie
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Otoliths
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Fonti Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Tree of Life | Wikipedia(Go, ricerca) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.43 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .