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Phenacogrammus ansorgii  (Boulenger, 1910)

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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: Phenacogrammus: Greek, phenax, -akos = deceptive + Greek, gramma = letter, signal (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; pelagic; pH range: ? - 6.5; dH range: ? - 12.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 2059)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2059)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 21 - 25. Diagnosis: 14-17 gill rakers on lower limb of first arch; flanks with lateral pigment band, more or less restricted to posterior third of trunk and caudal fin base, extending onto median caudal fin rays; dorsal and ventral caudal fin lobes not pigmented (Ref. 80290).

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Africa: Benito (Mbini), Chiloango, Kouilou, Loeme and Ogooué rivers of Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, and the Bengo and Congo River basins of Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 80290).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum size 70 mm SL (Ref. 80290).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Paugy, D. and S.A. Schaefer, 2007. Alestidae. p. 347-411. In M.L.J. Stiassny, G.G. Teugels and C.D. Hopkins (eds.) Poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres de basse Guinée, ouest de l'Afrique centrale/The fresh and brackish water fishes of Lower Guinea, west-central Africa. Vol. 1. Coll. Faune et Flore tropicales 42. Istitut de recherche pour le développement, Paris, France, Muséum nationale d'histoire naturelle, Paris, France and Musée royale de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique. 800 p.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01202 (0.00541 - 0.02673), b=3.00 (2.81 - 3.19), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.3 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 vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.