Tylochromis robertsi  Stiassny, 1989

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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Tylochromis: Greek, tylos = callus + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335);  robertsi: Named for Tyson R. Roberts whose knowledge of the African waterways and their ichthyofauna has been of great value to many studies of the freshwater fishes of Africa (Ref. 52346).

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

; sötvatten bentopelagisk.   Tropical; 22°C - 25°C (Ref. 2060)

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

Africa: mainstream middle Congo River, Ubangi, Uele, Kotto, Mongala (Ref. 52346), Itimbiri, Aruwimi (Ref. 52346, 106245) and Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106290) (middle Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic. Also a single record from the river Kama-Elila (Lualaba tributary) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 52346).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.1 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 52346)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 14 - 16; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 12-15; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 7 - 8; Ryggkotor: 28 - 29. Diagnosis: upper lateral line extending full length of dorsal fin base and descending a row before proceeding length of three or more scales; 14-15 gill-rakers, widely spaced along lower limb of first arch; 36-40 lateral line scales; head length 29.0-35.7% of standard length; usually 29 vertebrae; inferior vertebral apophysis short and oriented caudad rather than of standard Tylochromis type (Ref. 52346).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Opportunistic benthic macrophage (Ref. 52346). Mainly feeds on plants and insects (as well as their larvae) (Ref. 52307). Female mouthbrooder (Ref. 52307, 52346) that does not pair-bond (Ref. 52307).

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

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

Stiassny, M.L.J., 1989. A taxonomic revision of the African genus Tylochromis (Labroidei, Cichlidae); whith notes on the anatomy and relationships of the group. Ann. Mus. R. Afr. Cent. Ser. 8, Sci. Zool., 258:1-161. (Ref. 52346)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 16 February 2009

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 = 0.5000   [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):  2.4   ±0.22 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.