Epiplatys chaperi (Sauvage, 1882)
Toothed carp
Epiplatys chaperi
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana (Ref. 3788) and Togo (Ref. 27139).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in shallow waters, brooks and rivers (Ref. 3788). 6 cm SL (Ref. 7372). Not a seasonal killifish. Is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 30 April 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 06.03.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.07.07
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 24.08.94

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