Aphyosemion striatum 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Central Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae

Scientific Name: Aphyosemion striatum (Boulenger, 1911)
Aphyosemion escherichi (non Ahl, 1924)
Aphyosemion lujae (non Boulenger, 1911)
Aphyosemion striatum ogoense (non Pellegrin, 1930)
Epiplatys striatus (Boulenger, 1911)
Haplochilus striatus Boulenger, 1911
Panchax escherichi (non Ahl, 1924)
Panchax striatus (Boulenger, 1911)
Taxonomic Notes: Subgenus (Mesoaphyosemion).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-02-16
Assessor(s): Moelants, T.
Reviewer(s): Brummett, R., Mbe Tawe, A.N., Dening Touokong, C., Reid, G.M., Snoeks, J. Staissny, M., Moelants, T., Mamonekene, V., Ndodet, B., Ifuta, S.N.B., Chilala, A., Monsembula, R., Ibala Zamba, A., Opoye Itoua, O., Pouomogne, V., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.
The species is widespread within the Central Africa assessment region and is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A Lower Guinea endemic, found in the lower Mitemele River (Equatorial Guinea), and in the Mbei (or Mbe), Komo, Abanga and lower Ogowe Rivers (Gabon).
Countries occurrence:
Equatorial Guinea; Gabon
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Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Aphyosemion striatum is a benthopelagic, non-migratory species. It occurs in swamps, brooks and small streams in the coastal rainforest (Wildekamp et al. 1986). Aphyosemion (Mesoaphyosemion) striatum is not a seasonal killifish. This species is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Huber 1996).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Moelants, T. 2010. Aphyosemion striatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T181811A7740898. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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