Schilbe banguelensis, Golden barbel : fisheries

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Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger, 1911)

Golden barbel
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> Siluriformes (Catfishes) > Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes)
Etymology: banguelensis: Referring to the type locality of the species, Lake Bangweulu (Ref. 43912).
More on author: Boulenger.

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

; agua dulce demersal. Tropical

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Africa: Lake Mweru system, Luapula River, Lake Bangwelu system and Chambezi River (upper Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia (Ref. 43912).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 59.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3570); peso máximo publicado: 3.0 kg (Ref. 43912)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 1. Diagnosis: adipose fin always present; head rounded; anterior nostrils closer to each other than are posterior ones; snout reaching beyond lower jaw; inner side of pectoral spine feebly serrated; nasal barbel always reaching beyond posterior eye border and sometimes extremely long developed (Ref. 43912).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Possibly reaches twice the maximum size reported and a weight of more than 5 kg; predominantly piscivorous, larger specimens feeding exclusively on fish; in Lake Mweru omnivorous with a piscivorous and sarcophagous tendency; probably reproduces during the rainy season (Ref. 43912). Oviparous, eggs are unguarded (Ref. 205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

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De Vos, L., 1995. A systematic revision of the African Schilbeidae (Teleostei, Siluriformes). With an annotated bibliography. Ann. Mus. R. Afr. Centr., Sci. Zool., 271:1-450. (Ref. 43912)

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

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00794 (0.00418 - 0.01508), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Assuming fec > 10,000).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.