Neolebias lozii Winemiller & Kelso-Winemiller, 1993
Banded neolebias
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Family:  Distichodontidae (Distichodus)
Max. size:  1.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  Africa: Kataba Creek, Upper Zambezi drainage, Zambia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal soft rays: 10-11
Biology:  Inhabits small streams associated with seasonally flooded plains. Always captured from dense strands of submerged or emergent aquatic macrophytes adjacent to the stream margin. Feeds on tiny aquatic invertebrates.
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 (B1ab(ii,iii)+2ab(ii,iii)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 20.07.01
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 26.08.09

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