Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2. Tropical; 22°C - 25°C (Ref. 31267)
Africa: Lake Rukwa, Malagarazi and Lake Victoria basin in Tanzania (Ref. 27292). Also in Middle Akagera system in Rwanda (Ref. 46152), Malagarazi system in Burundi (Ref. 98755) and in Uganda (Ref. 31267).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27292)
Found in quite shallow water between flooded grasses in the Lake Rukwa drainage (Ref. 27292).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Seegers, L., 1997. Killifishes of the world: Old world killis I: (Aphyosemion, lampeyes, ricefishes). Aqualog, Verlag: A.C.S. Gmbh, Germany. 160 p. (Ref. 31267)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .