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Hemigrammopetersius barnardi  (Herre, 1936)

Barnard's robber
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Alestidae (African tetras)
Etymology: Hemigrammopetersius: Greek, hemi = the half + Greek, gramma, .-atos = signal, mark + Peters, 1877, naturalist, expeditionary in Asia.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; pelagic.   Tropical; 24°C - 27°C (Ref. 2059); 13°S - 20°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4967)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri

Africa: Lower Zambezi, Pungwe and Buzi systems. Also upper Shire and Lakes Malawi, Chilwa and Chiuta. Also Lake Nyasa basin: Rovuma and Rufiji (Ref. 4967).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Shoals in marginal vegetation of rivers and lakes. Feeds on small insects and invertebrates (Ref. 7248).

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Paugy, D., 1984. Characidae. p. 140-183. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ORSTOM, Paris and MRAC, Tervuren. Vol. 1.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: potential
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01230 (0.00553 - 0.02734), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.