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Nothobranchius krammeri  Valdesalici & Hengstler, 2008

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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);  krammeri: This species is described in honour of Werner Krammer, Pöttmes, Germany, a well known German aquarist, who first successfully bred this species (Ref. 79559).

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Freshwater; pelagic.   Tropical

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Africa: ephemeral pool in the Meronvi River basin in northeastern Mozambique (Ref. 79559).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79559)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 14 - 15. This species has following unique characters: 13-15 dorsal fin rays, 14-15 anal fin rays, 24-27 scales in median lateral series, frontal squamation pattern variable, pelvic fin tips not reaching the anus, male body and head scales light blue with pale red to pale orange margin, outer rim of ventral body scales towards the belly yellow, snout reddish, throat orange to yellow, front and superior portion of head reddish, anal fin yellowish with a pattern of narrow pale brown lines extending to fin rays, caudal fin pale red with a small black searn along its outer margin, larger on upper and lower angle, sharply delineated hyaline submarginal band (Ref. 79559).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Described from an ephemeral pool which measures approximately 350 m in diameter and no more than 0.75 m deep at centre; banks densely covered with water lilies (Nymphea spp.); water brown, slightly turbid with neutral pH (Ref. 79559).

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Valdesalici, S. and H. Hengstler, 2008. Nothobranchius krammeri n. sp. (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae): a new annual killifish from the Meronvi River basin, northeastern Mozambique. Aqua Int. J. Ichthyol. 14(4):187-194. (Ref. 79559)

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):  3.1   ±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) .