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Petrochromis polyodon Boulenger, 1898

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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Petrochromis: Latin, petra = stone + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Boulenger.

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

; agua dulce bentopelágico; pH range: 7.2 - 8.5; dH range: 10 - 20.   Tropical; 23°C - 26°C (Ref. 2060); 3°S - 9°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5679)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults occur in small communities. Usually found over rocks either solitary or in aggregation (Ref. 86760). Feed by scraping rock biocover (Ref. 6770). Females brood their young in the mouth (Ref. 7248, 86760).

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

Eggs from the cleavage phase and larvae of up to 2.83 cm TL are mouthbrooded by female parents 12.6 to 14.1 cm SL in size (Ref. 86760).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Kullander, Sven O. | Colaboradores

Maréchal, C. and M. Poll, 1991. Petrochromis. p. 369-373. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse, G.G. Teugels and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 4. (Ref. 5679)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 31 January 2006

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.0 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (23 of 100) .