Lacustricola matthesi (Seegers, 1996)
Saisi lampeye
Lacustricola matthesi
photo by Seegers, L.

Family:  Procatopodidae (African lampeyes), subfamily: Procatopodinae
Max. size:  3.88 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.19999980926514, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: only known from the Lake Rukwa drainage in Zambia (Ref. 27292).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found between reed vegetation at margin of river; also in shallow waterholes beside river; occasionally in open water with more intense current; water clear with slightly brown colouration; males show territorial behaviour (Ref. 27292).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 23.06.99
Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 13.01.16
Checked by: Musschoot, Tobias - 12.05.11

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