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Chrysichthys walkeri Günther, 1899

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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Claroteidae (Claroteid catfishes) > Claroteinae
Etymology: Chrysichthys: Greek, chrysos = golden + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

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

; acqua dolce demersale.   Tropical; 20°C - 25°C (Ref. 2059); 5°N - 3°N

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Africa: endemic to the Pra basin in Ghana; other reports from West Africa unconfirmed (Ref. 7324, 57126). Identifications of C. walkeri in Lower Guinea appear to be misidentifications of mature male of C. auratus, or of C. aluuensis or C. thysi (Ref. 81642).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.5 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 57126)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 2; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 6; Spine anali 0. Diagnosis: nasal barbell long, reaching to anterior margin of orbit; first branched dorsal-fin ray longest, but never filamentous; adipose fin long, its base longer than that of dorsal fin; 9 branched rays in pectoral fin; 12-13(15) gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch (Ref. 57126).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Risch, L.M., 2003. Claroteidae. p. 60-96 In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douce et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Tome 2. Coll. Faune et Flore tropicales 40. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle, Paris, France and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France. 815 p. (Ref. 57126)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Endangered (EN) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)); Date assessed: 30 April 2006

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: ; Acquario: Commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00484 - 0.01566), b=3.04 (2.88 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.40 se; Based on food items.
Generation time: 1.5 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (K=0.72).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.