Orthochromis uvinzae  De Vos & Seegers, 1998

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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Orthochromis: Greek, ortho = straight + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).

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

; sötvatten bentopelagisk.   Tropical

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Africa: endemic to the Malagarasi River, known from the area around Uvinza (Ref. 28906, 97348) from the Igamba Falls (Ref. 97348) in Tanzania.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.6 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 28906)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 19 - 21; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9-11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 9 - 10; Ryggkotor: 31 - 32

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Rheophilic species, confined to swift running waters; feeds on algae particularly belonging to the Bacillariophyceae and Chlorophyceae and some Cyanophyceae; mouthbrooder (Ref. 28906).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

A mouthbrooding species. Aquarium observations showed that females usually brood the eggs.

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De Vos, L. and L. Seegers, 1998. Seven new Orthochromis species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Malagarasi, Luiche and Rugufu basins (Lake Tanganyika drainage), with notes on their reproductive biology. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 9(4):371-420. (Ref. 28906)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)); Date assessed: 31 January 2006

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.