Like most Aphanius it is being outcompeted by Gambusia and other introduced species across some parts of its range while habitat degradation and pollution. Taxonomic citation. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine. PDF | Two new locations of Mediterranean toothcarp (Aphanius fasciatus) were confirmed along the eastern Adriatic coast: one on the island of.

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Poecilia calaritana Cuvier, Ciprinoides nanofasciatus Nardo, Lebias nigropunctata Schinz, Is difficult to maintain in the aquarium Ref.

Cyprinodon ammonis Valenciennes, misspelling. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Lebias fasciatus Valenciennes, Sign our Guest Book.

Aphanius fasciatus — Seriously Fish

Occurs in coastal lagoons and in hypersaline to shallow still to slow-flowing fresh water, especially at river mouths Ref. Threatened due to habitat destruction and the introduction of other species Ref. Spawning takes place on the bottom and in submerged vegetation Ref.

Female and subdominant male individuals must be offered the opportunity of respite from the aggressive alpha males during the spawning season so much of the available space can be filled with acrylic wool fsciatus use a fine grade if availableclumps of java moss or Ceratophyllum and ideally filamentous algae. Entered by Luna, Susan M. This is particularly important during the months of spring and summer due to their high reproductive effort throughout this period. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.


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Ghadira Nature Reserve is home to the last remaining wild population of the species on Malta. You are unlikely to find it on sale in aquatic stores although it may be available via specialist breeders or associations from time-to-time. It should be kept in a group with a ratio of two or three females to each male being the ideal. In the aquarium they will learn to accept dried foods in most cases but should also be offered regular meals of small live or frozen fare such as ArtemiaDaphnia or bloodworm.

Cyprinodon hammonis Valenciennes, A phylogenetic study by Hrbek and Meyer showed that in genetic terms specimens of A.

Cyprinodon moseas Valenciennes, Micromugil macrogaster Gulia, Connect with us ‘. Low vulnerability 14 of Aphanius calaritanus Cuvier, Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map fasciztus computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

Cyprinodon fasciatus Valenciennes, Aphanius species are basically micropredators feeding on small aquatic crustaceans, worms, insect larvae and other zooplankton although algae and other plant material is also taken at times. Handbook of European freshwater fishes.

Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes, ) – Aphanius de Corse – Overview

Like most Aphanius it is being outcompeted by Gambusia and other introduced species across some parts of its range while habitat degradation and pollution continue to affect others; some populations have probably been wiped out already and studies suggest the situation is only alhanius to deteriorate in the future.


Lebias lineatopunctata Wagner, Spawns from April to September Ref.

Closing of the Tethys Sea and the phylogeny of Eurasian killifishes Cyprinodontiformes: The feeding ecology of Aphanius fasciatus Fasfiatus, in the lagoonal system of Messolongi western Greece.

Sources 2 Documented distribution 3 Attributes 7 Vernaculars 24 Links Aphanius moseas Valenciennes, It is possible, and preferable, to maintain it outdoors all year round in many countries and it will show better colours and overall condition if exposed to at least a few hours of natural sunlight apnanius day.

The incubation period can vary a little with the temperature but is usually between 10 — 15 days with the fry being large enough to accept Artemia naupliimicroworm etc.

There is no need to add a substrate although inert sand or gravel can be added if aphajius preferand filtration need not be too strong either.