Schilbe micropogon : fisheries

Schilbe micropogon (Trewavas, 1943)

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> Siluriformes (Catfishes) > Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes)
Etymology: micropogon: From the Greek "mikros" (small) and "pogon" (barb), referring to the short (sometimes rudimentary) barbels in this species (Ref. 43912).
More on author: Trewavas.

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

; acqua dolce demersale. Tropical

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Africa: lower courses of the rivers Geba, Tominé, Fatala, Great Scarcies, Jong, Loffa, Volta, Ouémé, as well as in Lake Kwarko, coastal lagoons in Nigeria and in the Cross river (Ref. 57127). Also in the Wouri, Sanaga and Lokoundjé in Cameroon (Ref. 7351, 43912, 81643).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 57127)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 1. Diagnosis: pectoral-fin spine strongly denticulate posteriorly; barbels very short, inner mandibular barbels often rudimentary (Ref. 43912, 57127, 81643). Posterior nostrils as close as (Ref. 57127, 81643) or closer to each other than the anterior ones (Ref. 43912, 57127, 81643). 52-64 branched anal-fin rays; 10-16 gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch; adipose fin always present (Ref. 43912, 57127, 81643).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Oviparous, eggs are unguarded (Ref. 205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

De Vos, L., 2003. Schilbeidae. p. 97-116 In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douce et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Tome 2. Coll. Faune et Flore tropicales 40. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle, Paris, France and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France. 815 p. (Ref. 57127)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 28 October 2019

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00265 - 0.01309), b=3.02 (2.83 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.44 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (Assuming fec > 10,000).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.