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Coptodon nigrans (Dunz & Schliewen, 2010)

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Classification / Names প্রচলিত নাম সমূহ | প্রতিনাম সমূহ | Catalog of Fishes(গণ , প্রজাতি ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cichliformes (Cichlids, convict blennies) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: nigrans: The specific epithet, nigrans, is a Latin adjective, meaning dark(ly) coloured (Ref. 85854).

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

; স্বাদু পানি সমুদতলে ভাসমান বেনথোপেলাজিক. Tropical

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Africa: Lake Ejagham in Cameroon (Ref. 85854).

আকৃতি / ওজন / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.3 cm SL পুরুষ/ লিঙ্গ অনিধর্ারিত ; (Ref. 85854)

Short description সনাক্তকারী নির্দেশক | বহিঃ অঙ্গ সংস্থান | মরফোমেট্রিক্স

পৃষ্ঠীয় কাঁটা (মোট ) : 14 - 16; পৃষ্ঠীয় নরম পাখনা দন্ড (মোট ) : 11 - 13; পায়ূ কাঁটা : 3; পায়ূর নরম পাখনা্তুন্ড: 8 - 9. Diagnosis: Coptodon nigrans differs from all Tilapia sensu lato, and Coptodon, except for a few members, in quadricuspid to pentacuspid posterior pharyngeal teeth on lower pharyngeal jaw; quadricuspid teeth are known from C. tholloni, C. cameronensis, C. dageti, C. congica, C. deckerti, and partially from C. ejagham (Ref. 85854). It differs from C. cameronensis, C. ismailiaensis and C. dageti in longer lower jaw, 13.9-17.3% of standard length vs. 9.6-13.2%; from C. tholloni in longer snout length, 15.8-18.2% of standard length vs. 11.7-14.6%; from C. congica in lesser body depth, 34.9-40.2% of standard length vs. 41.5-49.2%; and from C. kottae in narrower interorbital width, 10.0-11.8% of standard length vs. 12.4-14.0% (Ref. 85854). Differences to C. deckerti are based on a combination of morphometric, life history, genetic and ecological data, e.g. in longer snout length, 15.8-18.2% vs. 12.7-15.6%, by breeding exclusively in excavated caves below 5 m water depth, vs. always breeding above 2 m; the smallest reproductvely active specimens of C. nigrans are larger than largest reproductively active C. deckerti specimen (Ref. 85854). it differs from C. ejagham in dark square-shaped blotches at base of each flank scale, filled or with a light coloured window at centre of blotch, vs. flank scales with a dark scale margin and a light centre, especially on scales below lateral line (Ref. 85854).

জীববিজ্ঞান     শব্দকোষ (উদাহরণ স্বরূপ epibenthic)

This species breeds exclusively in excavated caves below 5 m depth (Ref. 85854).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturities | প্রজনন | Spawnings | Egg(s) | Fecundities | শুককীট

Main reference Upload your references | সূত্র সংখ্যা | সমম্বয়কারী : Kullander, Sven O. | সহযোগী

Dunz, A.R. and U.K. Schliewen, 2013. Molecular phylogeny and revised classification of the haplotilapiine cichlid fishes formerly referred to as "Tilapia". Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 68(1):64-80. (Ref. 93285)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)); Date assessed: 09 March 2023


Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans


Human uses

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আরো তথ্য

Trophic ecology
Diet compositions
Food consumptions
Food rations
শিকারী প্রাণী সমূহ
Population dynamics
Max. ages / sizes
Length-weight rel.
Length-length rel.
Mass conversions
Life cycle
Spawning aggregations
Egg developments
শুককীটের সত্রিুয়তা
Gill areas
মস্তিস্ক সমূহ
Body compositions
Oxygen consumptions
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Swimming speeds
Visual pigment(s)
মৎস্য শব্দ
Diseases / Parasites
Toxicities (LC50s)
Human related
Aquaculture systems
একুয়াকালচার নকশাসমূহ
Ciguatera cases
Stamps, coins, misc.
প্রচলিত নাম সমূহ
প্রতিনাম সমূহ
বহিঃ অঙ্গ সংস্থান
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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=0.01000 (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).
ট্রফিক পর্যায়ে (Ref. 69278):  2.6   ±0.1 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
স্থিতিস্থাপক (Ref. 120179):  উচ্চ, সর্বনিম্ন প্রজন দ্বিগুনের সময় ১৫ মাস (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100).