Arnoldichthys spilopterus (Boulenger, 1909)

Niger tetra
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Characiformes (Characins) > Alestidae (African tetras)
Etymology: Arnoldichthys: Because of Johann Pane Arnold, born in Germany, 1869-1952 (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Boulenger.

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

; sötvatten pelagiska; pH range: 6.0 - 8.0; dH range: 5 - 19.   Tropical; 23°C - 28°C (Ref. 1672)

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

Africa: lower Niger and Ogun rivers in Nigeria (Ref. 2880, 81279).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.6 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2880)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14. Diagnosis: scales distinctly larger above than below lateral-line; 8 teeth in outer tooth row of upper jaw; parietal fontanel absent (Ref. 2880, 81279).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Feeds on worms, insects and crustaceans. In aquaria, female lays up to 1000 eggs, after vigorous driving by the male, which hatch in 30 to 34 hours (Ref. 7020). Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 100 cm (Ref. 51150).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Paugy, D., 1990. Characidae. p. 195-236. In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest. Tome I. Coll. Faune Tropicale n° XXVIII. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren et O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, 384 p. (Ref. 2880)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Sårbar, se IUCNs rödlista (VU) (B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)); Date assessed: 30 April 2006

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00517 - 0.02552), b=3.00 (2.81 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.32 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Fec=1000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .