Poropanchax rancureli, Rancurel's lampeye : fisheries, aquarium

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Poropanchax rancureli (Daget 1965)

Rancurel's lampeye
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> Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Procatopodidae (African lampeyes) > Procatopodinae

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

; sötvatten bentopelagisk; pH range: 5.8 - 7.2; ej vandrande.   Tropical; 24°C - 26°C (Ref. 2059)

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Africa: lower Tano River drainage in southwestern Ghana (Ref. 3788, 57259) and lower Comoé, Banco, Boudo, Bia, Mé, lower Bandama, lower Sassandra and Cavally river drainages in southern Côte d'Ivoire (Ref. 3788, 57259). May also be present in the extreme southeastern part of Liberia (Ref. 27139, 57259).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 27139)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 6-8; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 11 - 15. Diagnosis: slender and small ‘Lampeye’ species with a long caudal fin and extensions to the end of the dorsal and anal fins; dorsal fin with 6-8 rays, anal fin with 11-15 rays; scales on mid-lateral series 27-29 (Ref. 57259). Colouration: Male colouration: translucent pale olive, with two bands on the sides, comprising lines of strongly iridescent merged spots of light green to blue-green colour; the upper band is above the mid-lateral line and the lower band follows the lower body line; some small iridescent spots may be present between these two bands; the dorsal and anal fins are pale green to yellow-orange, the colour becoming more intense distally, and a red marginal band may be present; some red-brown spots may be present near the base of these fins; the caudal fin is pale yellow to orange, with a red margin and dark red spots, usually concentrated in curved lines (Ref. 57259). Female colouration: translucent grey overall, relatively dark on the back and silver-grey in the ventral parts, with a light silver iridescence on the sides; all fins are colourless (Ref. 57259). Both sexes show a distinct light blue reflective iris (Ref. 57259).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found in small rivers and brooks in the swampy rainforest on coastal plains (Ref. 7372, 57259). Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Wildekamp, R.H. and J.R. Van der Zee, 2003. Poeciliidae. p. 300-324 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. 57259)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 27 November 2006

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: ; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.