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分類 / Names 俗名 | 同種異名 | Catalog of Fishes(屬, 種) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei > Siluriformes (Catfishes) 鯰形目 (Catfishes) > Amphiliidae (Loach catfishes) 無棘鯰科 (Loach catfishes) > Leptoglaninae
Etymology: Zaireichthys:Composed form Zaire river + Greek,ichtys = fish; the habitat of this fish (Ref. 45335); kafuensis:The specific name, 'kafuensis', refers to the river system in which the types were collected (Ref. 86935).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range 生態學
背棘 (總數): 2; 背的軟條 (總數): 5; 臀棘 0; 臀鰭軟條: 11 - 12; 脊椎骨: 36 - 37. Diagnosis: This species differs from Zaireichthys lacustris, Z. conspicuus, Z. kunenensis and Z. maravensis in having a narrow, sub-rectangular pre-maxillary tooth patch less than 40% of the mouth width; from Z. monomotapa in the more ‘peppered’ colour pattern, the presence of only five branched rays in the dorsal fin, and the shorter lateral line which is 1.4-1.8 times in the standard length; from Z. pallidus in the shorter maxillary barbels and in the possession of 13 branched rays in the caudal fin, vs. 11; and from Z. kavangoensis in the wider premaxillary tooth patch and larger number of rays in the median fins (Ref. 86935).
Life cycle and mating behavior 成熟度 | 繁殖 | 產卵場 | 卵 | 孕卵數 | 仔魚