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Ctenopharynx intermedius (Günther, 1864)

Blackspot climbing perch
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Ctenopharynx: Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb + Greek, pharyngx = pharynx (Ref. 45335);  intermedius: From the Latin "intermedius" = intermediate, probably referring to the fact that, according to Günther (1864) "this species connects Chromis and Hemichromis" (Ref. 55925).  More on author: Günther.

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

; agua dulce bentopelágico; rango de profundidad 3 - 60 m (Ref. 55925).   Tropical; 12°S - 17°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Africa: southern Lake Malawi and upper Shire River.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 15.5  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5595); 16.0 cm TL (female)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 14 - 17; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 10-13; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 9 - 11. Diagnosis: high number of gill-rakers on lower part of outer gill arch (36-39); short head, 32.3-35.8% of standard length; relatively anterior implantation of dorsal, pectoral and pelvic fins; short premaxillary pedicel, 30.4-33.6% head length (Ref. 55925).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found in sediment-rich areas (Ref. 5595) of the rocky habitat (Ref. 5595, 55925), the intermediate habitat, over sand, and in the open water (Ref. 5595). Feeds on plankton (Ref. 5595).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Kullander, Sven O. | Colaboradores

Maréchal, C., 1991. Ctenopharynx. p. 60-61. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse, G.G. Teugels and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 4. (Ref. 4981)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 22 June 2018

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acuario: Comercial
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Nombres comunes
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Metabolismo
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Ecotoxicología
Reproducción
Madurez
Puesta
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Fecundidad
Huevos
Egg development
Age/Size
Crecimiento
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morfometría
Morfología
Larva
Dinámica larvaria
Reclutamiento
Abundancia
Referencias
Acuicultura
Perfil de acuicultura
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Genética
Frecuencias de alelos
heritabilidad
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Mass conversion
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Tipo de natación
Superficie branquial
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Fuentes de Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00555 - 0.02374), b=2.92 (2.75 - 3.09), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (K=0.57).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .