Micropanchax pfaffi, Pfaff's lampeye : fisheries, aquarium

Micropanchax pfaffi (Daget 1954)

Pfaff's lampeye
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> Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Procatopodidae (African lampeyes) > Procatopodinae

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

; agua dulce bentopelágico; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2; potamodromo (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 22°C - 26°C (Ref. 2059)

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Africa: Bafing and upper Niger rivers in Guinea, Sassandra and Bandama rivers in northern Côte d'Ivoire, Black Volta, White Volta and Comoé in Burkina Faso, upper Niger in Mali, upper Volta in Ghana, Niger River in Niger and northern Nigeria, and Lake Chad basin in northern Nigeria, northern Cameroon, Chad and probably also northern Central African Republic (Ref. 57259).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 27139)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 6-8; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 11 - 15. Diagnosis: Small and slender species with rounded fins and lacking the distinctive colour pattern of the other species of the genus Micropanchax; dorsal fin with 6-8 rays, anal fin with 11-15 rays; scales on mid-lateral series 27-30 (Ref. 57259). Colouration: Male colouration: translucent pale olive-grey with a light blue iridescence on the sides and narrow dark grey edgings to the scales; the dorsal fin is colourless to pale yellow; the anal fin is a more intense yellow, sometimes with a pale brown border; the caudal fin is colourless to pale yellow (Ref. 57259). Female colouration: translucent pale grey without any iridescence on the sides; all fins are colourless (Ref. 57259).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found in small rivers, brooks, swamps and shallow parts of larger bodies of water (Ref. 57259). Not a seasonal killifish. Is very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Wildekamp, R.H. and J.R. Van der Zee, 2003. Poeciliidae. p. 300-324 In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douce et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Tome 2. Coll. Faune et Flore tropicales 40. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle, Paris, France and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France. 815 p. (Ref. 57259)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: ; Acuario: Comercial
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Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.