Aphyosemion abacinum Huber, 1976
Aphyosemion abacinum
photo by Schmaus, G.

Family:  Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 7; dH range: 10, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to the area north of M├ękambo, upper Ivindo drainage, northeastern Gabon.
Biology:  Occurs in swampy parts of quiet brooks under forest cover (Ref. 3788). Not a seasonal killifish. Is very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 (B1ab(iii); D2) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 29.04.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 11.02.95

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