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Tristramella simonis  (Günther, 1864)

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae

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

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical

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Asia: Lakes Tiberias and Muzairib in the Jordan system. Has apparently disappeared from Lake Hula.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 14.5  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5712)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on phytoplankton, higher plants and, to a lesser extent, zooplankton. Spawning season is from March to August and each specimen spawns at least 2-3 times during that period (Ref. 13609).

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Also exhibit biparental care by mouthbrooding (Ref. 13609).

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

Snoeks, J. and G.G. Teugels, 1991. Tristramella. p. 519-520. 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. 5712)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv))

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01585 (0.00682 - 0.03686), b=3.02 (2.82 - 3.22), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.63; tm=2).
Prior r = 1.15, 2 SD range = 0.95 - 1.40, log(r) = 0.14, SD log(r) = 0.1, Based on: 1 M, 2 K, 2 tgen, records
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .