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Nanochromis transvestitus  Stewart & Roberts, 1984

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Nanochromis: Latin, nannus = small + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Roberts.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 5.0 - 6.0; dH range: 5 - 12; depth range 1 - 1 m (Ref. 33454).   Tropical; 24°C - 26°C (Ref. 2060); 1°S - 4°S

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5666)

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Africa: Lake Mai Ndombe (= Lake Leopold II) (middle Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 33454).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaborators

Daget, J., 1991. Nanochromis. p. 270-273. 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. 5666)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Endangered (EN) (B1ab(v))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00397 - 0.02640), b=2.99 (2.75 - 3.23), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.