Lacustricola katangae, Striped topminnow : fisheries, aquarium

Lacustricola katangae (Boulenger 1912)

Striped topminnow
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Procatopodidae (African lampeyes) > Procatopodinae
  More on author: Boulenger.

Issue
In Micropanchax in CofF (v, April 2020) following Skelton (2019: Ref. 120641). However no evidence is presented in the latter publication. More work is needed.

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

; acqua dolce benthopelagico; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2; non migratori.   Tropical; 20°C - 28°C (Ref. 2060); 11°S - 28°S

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Africa: widely distributed in southern Africa (Ref. 47311). Found in rivers and lakes of the southern Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa and Namibia (Ref. 3788, 47311).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 47311)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

It is found in schools mainly in the shallow and vegetated part of small rivers, brooks and swamps, and in the shallow parts of lakes (Ref. 47311). Uncommon in floodplains. Feeds on insect larvae, daphnia and other small invertebrates. Serial spawner, lays eggs on vegetation. Useful as a mosquito control agent (Ref. 7248). Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Wildekamp, R.H., 1995. A world of killies. Atlas of the oviparous cyprinodontiform fishes of the world. Volume II. The genera Aplocheilichthys, Aplocheilus, Austrofundulus, Campellolebias, Crenichthys, Cualac, Cubanichthys. Cynolebias, Cynopoecilus and Cyprinodon. The American Killifish Association, Inc. 384 p. (Ref. 47311)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 05 December 2017

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: ; Acquario: Commerciale
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Ecosystems
Presenze
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Stocks
Ecologia
Dieta
Prede
Consumo di cibo
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Nomi Comuni
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Metabolismo
Predatori
Ecotossicologia
Riproduzione
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Spawning aggregation
Fecundity
Uova
Egg development
Age/Size
Accrescimento
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morfometria
Morfologia
Larve
Dinamica popolazioni larvali
Reclutamento
Abbondanza
BRUVS
Bibliografia
Acquacoltura
Profilo di acquacoltura
Varietà
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Frequenze alleliche
Ereditarietà
Malattie
Elaborazione
Mass conversion
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Stamps, Coins Misc.
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Ciguatera
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Otoliths
Cervelli
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Fonti Internet

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 | Tree of Life | Wikipedia(Go, ricerca) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record

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=0.00437 (0.00162 - 0.01178), b=3.13 (2.89 - 3.37), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.35 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.