Epiplatys spilargyreius : aquarium

Epiplatys spilargyreius (Duméril 1861)

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> Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Etymology: Epiplatys: Greek, epi = over, in front + Greek, platys = flat (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Duméril.

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

; eau douce benthopélagique; potamodrome (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 24°C - 30°C (Ref. 12468)

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Africa: Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Benin, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan (White Nile) (Ref. 47774). In the Congo basin known from the lower Congo, Stanley Pool (Ref. 47774), the middle Congo River (Ref. 109017) and the Ubangi (Ref. 47774).

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 27139)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 8-9. Has 12-14 bold oblique dark stripes on the flanks which may continue onto the caudal fin. The caudal fin may either be pointed or broadly rounded with a small point (Ref. 28714).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in swampy areas, small brooks and small streams and other bodies of quiet water in the savannah (Ref. 47774). 6 cm max TL (Ref. 3788). Browses on algae and higher plant material, terrestrial and aquatic insects, notably culicid larvae and pupae and small beetles. Males are smaller than females (Ref. 28714). Not a seasonal killifish. Is very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Huber, J.H., 1996. Killi-Data 1996. Updated checklist of taxonomic names, collecting localities and bibliographic references of oviparous Cyprinodont fishes (Atherinomorpha, Pisces). Société Française d'Ichtyologie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, 399 p. (Ref. 27139)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 123251)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 25 October 2019

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.39 se; based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois ().
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .