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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Lebias calaritanus Cuvier, Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

Mediterranean killifish

Lebias flava Costa, Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Aphanius timidus Gulia, Dominant individuals will show more intense colouration. The fish exhibit notable variations in colouration and patterning depending on locality.

Cyprinodon cyanogaster Guichenot, Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Fasciatuw map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. The eggs are very small and must be treated carefully. Maximum Standard Length 50 — 55 mm.


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Cyprinodon moseas Valenciennes, Cyprinodon calaritanus Cuvier, Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Aphanius sarda Wagner, It should be kept in a group with a ratio of two or three females to each male being the ideal.

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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 each day. Aphanius doliatus Guichenot, Cyprinodon ammonis Valenciennes, misspelling. Cyprinodon doliatus Guichenot, Threatened due to habitat destruction and the introduction facsiatus other species Ref.

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Lebias lineatopunctata Wagner, Spawns from April to September Ref. Lebias nigropunctata Bonaparte, Entered by Luna, Susan M.

Lebias fasciatus Valenciennes, Aphanius cyanogaster Guichenot, Spawning takes place on the bottom and in submerged vegetation Ref. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Poecilia calaritana Cuvier, Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Like most Aphanius it is being outcompeted by Gambusia and other introduced species across some parts of its range while habitat fascatus and pollution continue to affect others; some populations have probably been wiped out already and studies suggest the situation is only likely to deteriorate in the future.


Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year It currently contains 22 species and subspecies which are thought to have derived from a common ancestor originally distributed around the periphery of the former Tethys Sea. 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.

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 fasicatus mops use a fine grade if availableclumps of java moss or Ceratophyllum and ideally filamentous algae.