Petrocephalus bane : fisheries, aquarium

Petrocephalus bane (Lacepède, 1803)

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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes(Género, Especie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Osteoglossiformes (Bony tongues) > Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Etymology: Petrocephalus: Latin, petra = stone + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Lacepède.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; agua dulce demersal; potamodromo (Ref. 51243).   Tropical

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Africa: Nile basin, also from the Bénoué, Chad and Volta River (Ref. 2915).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 11.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 31256); peso máximo publicado: 40.00 g (Ref. 3799)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 29-34; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 32 - 38. Body depth 2.6-3.2 x SL, anal base 3.1-3.4 x SL, caudal peduncle height 16.8-18.7 x SL. Eye diameter 3.5-4.5 x head length. Uniform silvery color.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits open water and vegetated areas of lakes, lagoons and irrigation canals. Females grow larger and are more frequently caught than males. Chiefly insectivorous, feeding on the bottom and in vegetation (Ref. 28714). Affinities: P. ansorgii, differ only by the small eyes, the thick caudal peduncle, numerous teeth on lower jaw and the uniform silvery color (P. ansorgii has a spot on the dorsal fin).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Gosse, J.-P., 1984. Mormyridae. p. 63-122. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ORSTOM, Paris and MRAC, Tervuren. Vol. 1. (Ref. 3203)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 September 2019

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: ; Acuario: Comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01479 (0.00769 - 0.02846), b=2.84 (2.68 - 3.00), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.40 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.