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Cyphomyrus lufirae Mulelenu, Katemo Manda, Decru, Chocha Manda & Vreven, 2020

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> Osteoglossiformes (Bony tongues) > Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Etymology: lufirae: The specific name, lufirae, is a Latin adjective referring to the Lufira River to which the new species seems endemic (Ref. 122874).

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

; agua dulce bentopelágico; pH range: 5.3 - 8.3; rango de profundidad 0 - 10 m (Ref. 122874). Tropical; 24°C - 27°C (Ref. 122874)

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Africa: Lufira River, Congo River basin, in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 122784).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.8 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 122874)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 27-32; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 21 - 25; Vértebra: 38 - 39. Diagnosis: Cyphomyrus lufirae is distinguished from all its congeners, C. aelsbroecki, C. cubangoensis, C. discorhynchus, C. macrops, C. psittacus and C. wilverthi, by a larger caudal peduncle depth, 6.8-8.4% of standard length vs. smaller, 5.3%, 6.1-6.7%, 5.7-7.0%, 5.2%, 5.8% and 6.2% respectively, and a higher number of circumpeduncular scales, 14-16, rarely 12-13 vs. exclusively 12 in all congeners except for C. discorhynchus, which rarely also possesses 13 circumpeduncular scales (Ref. 122874). In addition, C. lufirae differs from C. macrops, C. psittacus and C. wilverthi by a lower number of dorsal fin rays, 27-32 vs. higher, 36-37, 33-41 and 38-40 respectively; and from C. aelsbroecki, C. cubangoensis and C. discorhynchus by a longer prepelvic distance, 41.0-43.8% of standard length vs. shorter, 39.7%, 38.9-39.1% and 37.0-41.0% respectively (Ref. 122874).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found in river sections with moderate current, he depth of the water was variable, between 50 cm and 10 m (Ref. 122874). This species is highly appreciated by the local inhabitants of the Lufira River due to the high fat content of its meat; they prefer to eat it smoked (Ref. 122874).

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

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Mulelenu, C.M., B. Katemo Manda, E. Decru, A. Chocha Manda and E. Vreven, 2020. The Cyphomyrus Myers 1960 (Osteoglossiformes: Mormyridae) of the Lufira basin (Upper Lualaba: DR Congo): a generic reassignment and description of a new species. J. Fish Biol. 96(5):1123-1141. (Ref. 122874)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = No PD50 data   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00562 (0.00246 - 0.01284), b=3.05 (2.86 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100).