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Brycinus sadleri  (Boulenger, 1906)

Sadler's robber
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Zambia country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/za.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Eccles, D.H., 1992
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Alestidae (African tetras)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Common names from other countries

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 13.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 52331)

Environment

Freshwater; pelagic

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Africa: Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and Nabugabo; Victoria Nile and the Malawa River.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 20 - 21. Anal fin margin of females straight or very slightly concave; markedly convex in males (individual rays are stouter and coarser than those of females). Silver, bluish to black dorsally; silver longitudinal band running from behind the operculum to the caudal peduncle, where it merges with an irregular black blotch which extends to the caudal fin base. All fins grey in color; other specimens all yellowish (except for pectorals). Dorsal adipose fin bright orange (Ref. 34290).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in pools near papyrus vegetation (Ref. 9606). Feeds on insects (Ref. 13624). Appears in small quantities in markets (Ref. 4967).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial

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Internet sources

BHL | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | Public aquariums | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record | Fishtrace

Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.2   ±0.40 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=4.6)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown