Opsaridium zambezense, Barred minnow : fisheries

Opsaridium zambezense (Peters 1852)

Barred minnow
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> Cypriniformes (Carps) > Danionidae () > Chedrinae
Etymology: Opsaridium: Greek, opsarion, -ou = a little portion fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Peters.

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

; süßwasser benthopelagisch; pH range: 6.5 - 7.0; dH range: 8 - 12.   Tropical; 24°C - 26°C (Ref. 2060); 11°S - 27°S

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Africa: Zambezi, Okavango, Pungwe, Limpopo, and Buzi River systems southwards to the Pongolo River; absent in Kafue and Cunene Rivers (Ref. 7248). Also in the Luapula River system in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia; records from southern tributaries of the Congo (Kasai, Luachimo, Chiumbe, Kwilu) may represent an other, unidentified species (Ref. 26673).

Size / Gewicht / Alter

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 7248)

Kurzbeschreibung Morphologie | Morphometrie

Rückenflossenstacheln (insgesamt): 3; Rückenflossenweichstrahlen (insgesamt): 8-10; Afterflossenstacheln 3; Afterflossenweichstrahlen: 11 - 13. With striking vertical bars, lateral line curving down towards the ventral surface of the body; dorsal fin rounded; barbel absent.

Biologie     Fachlexikon (Englisch) (z.B. epibenthic)

Prefers clear, flowing waters of larger perennial rivers, frequenting pools below rocky rapids (Ref. 2801). Found also in quiet water with aquatic wed cover. Lives in shoals, usually in shallow water over sandy bottoms. Feeds on aquatic larvae and insects, shrimps and small crustaceans (Ref. 13337). Breeds in summer (Ref. 7248). Also caught with dip nets (Ref. 4967).

Life cycle and mating behavior Geschlechtsreife | Fortpflanzung | Ablaichen | Eier | Fecundity | Larven

Hauptreferenz Upload your references | Referenzen | Koordinator | Partner

Lévêque, C. and J. Daget, 1984. Cyprinidae. p. 217-342. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ORSTOM, Paris and MRAC, Tervuren. Vol. 1. (Ref. 2801)

IUCN Rote Liste Status (Ref. 123251)

  nicht bedroht (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 May 2009

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Bedrohung für Menschen

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00287 - 0.01153), b=2.99 (2.82 - 3.16), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.48 se; based on food items.
Widerstandsfähigkeit (Ref. 120179):  hoch, Verdopplung der Population dauert weniger als 15 Monate. (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Verwundbarkeit (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Preiskategorie (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.