Micropanchax kingii (Boulenger, 1913)
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Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Procatopodinae
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: pools, swamps, shallow waters and drainage ditches in the Sobat, Wadi Halfa and White Nile drainages in central Sudan. Probably identical to Aplocheilichthys loati. Chad, Cameroon, Nigeria.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-7; Anal soft rays: 11-12. 25-27 scales in longitudinal series (Ref. 28714).
Biology:  Occurs in pools, swamps, shallow waters and drainage ditches (Ref. 3788). Not a seasonal killifish (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.04.94
Modified by: Boden, Gert - 10.11.16
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 18.05.94

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