Fundulopanchax marmoratus (Radda, 1973)
Marbled lyretail
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 7; dH range: 5 - 12, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: known only from the area around Mbonge, southwestern Cameroon.
Biology:  Occurs in swamps, swampy parts of brooks and small streams in the coastal rainforest (Ref. 3788). Not a seasonal killifish. Bottom spawner, 1 month. Is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 28.04.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 02.08.94

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