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Nothobranchius ugandensis  Wildekamp, 1994

Uganda nothobranch
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Nothobranchiidae (African rivulines)
Etymology: Nothobranchius: Greek, nothos = false + Greek, brangchia = gill (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; non-migratory.   Tropical; 24°C - 30°C (Ref. 13614)

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Africa: drainage systems of Lake Albert, Lake Kioga and Lake Victoria in Uganda and Kenya (Ref. 26661, 59344).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26661)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in temporary water bodies: swamps, roadside and drainage ditches, pools and depressions downstream of culverts; in turbid to very turbid water; usually no aquatic vegetation present, only some grasses and reeds may be found near the banks (Ref. 26661). Bottom spawner, 4 months incubation (Ref. 27139). Young can reach sexual maturity in 6 or 7 weeks (Ref. 59344).

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Wildekamp, R.H., 1994. The Nothobranchius species from Uganda, with description of a new polymorphic species (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 5(3):193-206. (Ref. 26661)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01096 (0.00447 - 0.02692), b=2.92 (2.71 - 3.13), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.