Zaireichthys wamiensis (Seegers, 1989)
Zaireichthys wamiensis
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Amphiliidae (Loach catfishes), subfamily: Leptoglaninae
Max. size:  2.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: Wami River drainage in Tanzania (Ref. 58692, 86935).
Diagnosis:  Diagnosis: Zaireichthys wamiensis is distinguishable from other Zaireichthys species by its small size and unique colour pattern, consisting of two rows of dark brownish spots, arranged along the back of the fish and along the median line of each side of the body (Ref. 58692, 86935).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 (D2) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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