Lacustricola katangae, Striped topminnow : fisheries, aquarium

You can sponsor this page

Lacustricola katangae (Boulenger 1912)

Striped topminnow
Upload your photos and videos
Pictures | Google image
Image of Lacustricola katangae (Striped topminnow)
Lacustricola katangae
Female picture by Mertens, P.

Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | 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 Ecología

; agua dulce bentopelgico; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2; no migratorio.   Tropical; 20°C - 28°C (Ref. 2060); 11°S - 28°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | 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).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 47311)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. 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 Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

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

Pesquerías: ; Acuario: Comercial
FAO(Publication : search) | FishSource |

Más información

Nombres comunes
Sinónimos
Metabolismo
Despredadores
Ecotoxicología
Reproducción
Madurez
Puesta
Agregación para la puesta
Fecundidad
Huevos
Egg development
Age/Size
Crecimiento
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morfometría
Morfología
Larva
Dinámica larvaria
Reclutamiento
Abundancia
BRUVS
Referencias
Acuicultura
Perfil de acuicultura
Razas
Genética
Frecuencias de alelos
heritabilidad
Enfermedades
Procesamiento
Mass conversion
Colaboradores
Imágenes
Stamps, Coins Misc.
Sonidos
Ciguatera
Velocidad
Tipo de natación
Superficie branquial
Otolitos
Cerebros
Visión

Herramientas

Special reports

Download XML

Fuentes de 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 | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

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).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.35 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.