Classification / Names
Common names from other countries
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 60.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2880)
Climate / Range
Africa: Congo River basin: present in Middle and Upper Congo River basin (Ref. 45616, 80290) and in lakes Upemba, Mweru and Bangweulu (Ref. 80290).
Lower Guinea: found in coastal River basins in Cameroon, Gabon and the Republic of Congo (Ref. 80290). Also reported from Lake Tanganyika, Malagarazi River (Ref. 36901) and Rusizi River (Ref. 98755).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index
PD50 = 0.5078 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
2.0 ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
Low to moderate vulnerability (25 of 100)