Serranochromis meridianus Jubb, 1967

Lowveld largemouth
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Serranochromis: Latin, serra = saw + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).

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

; sötvatten bottenlevande.   Subtropical; 23°S - 27°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Africa: Sabie-Sand tributaries, Incomati River system, Transvaal; coastal pans between Incomati and Limpopo Rivers, Mozambique; Mgobezeleni Lake, Natal. Introduced to impoundments in the Kruger National Park (Ref. 7248). Threatened by depleted water supplies, sedimentation, pollution and invasive plants (Ref. 7248).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 37.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5693); publicerad maxvikt: 1.2 kg (Ref. 7248)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Prefers standing or slow-flowing pools with marginal vegetation (Ref. 7248, 52307), thrives in impounded waters (Ref. 7248). Preys on small fish, insects and other invertebrates, including snails (Ref. 7248, 52307). Male clears small nest and attracts female with quivering display (Ref. 7248). Eggs laid in several bouts (Ref. 7248) and fertilized before female collects them (Ref. 7248, 52307). Agamous maternal mouthbrooder (Ref. 52307). Batch spawner.

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

Male clears small nest and attracts female with quivering display. Eggs are laid in several bouts and fertilized before being collected by the female (Ref. 7248). Female incubates the eggs in the mouth (Ref. 12251).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Medarbetare

Skelton, P.H., 1993. A complete guide to the freshwater fishes of southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers. 388 p. (Ref. 7248)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Endangered (EN) (A2ace; B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)); Date assessed: 08 December 2016

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: ; sportfisk: ja
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.56 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.