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Maylandia sciasma (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer, 2011)

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Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Maylandia: In honour of Hans J. Mayland, German ictiologist (Ref. 45335);  sciasma: The specific epithet, sciasma, is Greek for shadow, in reference to the black pelvic fins of males; it is treated as a noun in apposition (Ref. 86409).

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

; eau douce benthopélagique.   Tropical; 10°S - 11°S, 34°E - 35°E

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Africa: Lake Malawi in Tanzania (Ref. 86409).

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.1 cm SL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 86409)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 16 - 19; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 8-10; Épines anales 3; Rayons mous anaux: 7 - 9. Diagnosis: A moderately-sloped head and bicuspid teeth in the outer row of the jaws place this species in Maylandia (Ref. 86409). A black pelvic fin, a dark-blue cheek and preorbital area, and a blue dorsal fin without a black submarginal band in breeding males and the light-brown coloured females that have yellow fin-margins distinguish M. sciasma from all other members of Maylandia (Ref. 86409). Breeding males of M. sciasma are distinguished from those of some populations of M. zebra by the presence of a single interorbital bar, vs. 2 in M. zebra, and by black pigment on the anterior membranes of the anal fin; female M. sciasma cannot reliably be distinguished from those of most other members of the Aurora group, but differ from those of M. aurora by more vertical bars below the dorsal fin, 7–10 vs. 6 (Ref. 86409).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaborateurs

Ciccotto, P.J., A. Konings and J.R. Stauffer Jr., 2011. Descriptions of five new species in the genus Metriaclima (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Mala?i, Africa. Zootaxa 2738:1-25. (Ref. 86409)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01514 (0.00703 - 0.03260), b=2.97 (2.80 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  2.3   ±0.1 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois ().
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .