Aphyosemion herzogi, Herzog's killi : aquarium

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Aphyosemion herzogi Radda, 1975

Herzog's killi
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Teleostei (teleosts) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Etymology: Aphyosemion: Greek, aphye, -es, sardine, anchovy + Greek, semeion = mark, signal (Ref. 45335).

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

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2; non-migratory. Tropical; 18°C - 22°C (Ref. 2060)

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Africa: northern Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in clear and flowing brooks in the mountainous rainforest of the inland plain (Ref. 3788). Not a seasonal killifish. Bottom spawner, 1 month incubation (Ref. 27139).

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Huber, J.H., 1996. Killi-Data 1996. Updated checklist of taxonomic names, collecting localities and bibliographic references of oviparous Cyprinodont fishes (Atherinomorpha, Pisces). Société Française d'Ichtyologie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, 399 p. (Ref. 27139)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 16 February 2009

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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