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Zaireichthys brevis  (Boulenger, 1915)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Amphiliidae (Loach catfishes) > Leptoglanidinae
Etymology: Zaireichthys: Composed form Zaire river + Greek,ichtys = fish; the habitat of this fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Africa: Rusizi (Ref. 87863), Lukuga (Lake Tanganyika outlet), Lake Tanganyika tributaries (Ref. 36901) and upper Lualaba (upper Congo River) (Ref. 2970) in Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as Lake Mweru in Zambia (Ref. 246) and the lower Luapula (Ref. 45616) .

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 42540)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628. (Ref. 58032)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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