Fundulopanchax filamentosus Meinken, 1933
Plumed lyretail
Fundulopanchax filamentosus
photo by Nilsson, K.

Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Max. size:  5.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7.19999980926514; dH range: 10, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: Togo, Benin, and Nigeria.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in swamps and swampy parts of shallow brooks in the coastal rainforest (Ref. 3788). Feeds on worms, crustaceans and insects (Ref. 7020). Bottom spawner, 1.5 month incubation. Is very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 June 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.04.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.07.07
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 15.06.00

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