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Anablepsoides lungi  (Berkenkamp, 1984)

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae (Rivulines)

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.0 - 7.0; non-migratory; depth range 20 - 80 m (Ref. 35237).   Tropical; 26°C - 30°C (Ref. 35237), preferred ?

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South America: French Guiana (Ref. 36579) and Suriname (Ref. 59052). Status of this species is uncertain; possibly a regional form of Rivulus urophthalmus.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in flooded savannas and coastal swamps which are sunlit. Frequently found in shallow waters and is sympatric with other Rivulus of French Guiana except R. ocellatus (Ref. 27188). Not a seasonal killifish. Juveniles are released from eggs measuring 1.2 mm (Ref. 35237). Sexual differentiation is possible at 4 months; sexual maturity is reached at 5 months of age (Ref. 27188). Calm and passive; is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Ref. 27139).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

The eggs are of 1.2 mm diameter. Sexes can be distinguished at 4 months of age.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Costa, Wilson J.E.M. | Collaborators

Costa, W.J.E.M., 2003. Rivulidae (South American Annual Fishes). p. 526-548. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36579)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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