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Enteromius kerstenii (Peters, 1868)

Redspot barb
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes(Genre, Espèce) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Smiliogastrinae
Etymology: Enteromius: Greek, enteron = intestine + Greek, myo, mys = muscle (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Peters.

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

; eau douce benthopélagique; pH range: 6.5 - 7.5; dH range: 18 - ?.   Tropical; 23°C - 26°C (Ref. 2059); 10°S - 21°S

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Africa: Cunene, Okavango, upper Zambezi, tributaries of the lower Zambezi, Save-Runde (Ref. 7248), Pungwe, Buzi (Ref. 94654) and Kafue (Ref. 12524) systems. Also Lake Victoria, Tanganyika, Edward and Kivu basins (Ref. 104790), Lake Malawi system (Ref. 37112), the upper Congo system (Ref. 2970, 27609, 95585) and coastal river basins in Kenya (Ref. 52331) and Tanzania (Ref. 41366).

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?, range 3 - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm SL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 27628)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 7-8; Rayons mous anaux: 5. Last unbranched ray of the dorsal fin hardened and with posterior side toothed (Ref. 27628). Presence of a brilliant orange spot on the operculum is characteristic for this species (Ref. 27628).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Quick, active fish found in shoals (Ref. 36900). Occurs in lakes and rivers (Ref. 104790). Found in fast flowing (Ref. 4903, 13721), sluggish (Ref. 4903) and temporary (Ref. 4903) streams. Occurs in mountain streams and along vegetated fringes of large rivers (Ref. 7248) and in rocky bottom environments (Ref. 13337). Feeds on insects (Ref. 12523, 36900), debris, molluscs, plant material (Ref. 12523), seeds and algae (Ref. 97924). Migrates upstream when rain comes (Ref. 36900). Breeds in flood plains during rains (Ref. 97924).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Lévêque, C. and J. Daget, 1984. Cyprinidae. p. 217-342. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ORSTOM, Paris and MRAC, Tervuren. Vol. 1. (Ref. 2801)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 123251)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 23 May 2018

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: ; Aquarium: Commercial
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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=0.00525 (0.00227 - 0.01215), b=3.11 (2.91 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.37 se; based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.