Descriptions and articles about the Heterotis, scientifically known as Heterotis niloticus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive Desc. Heterotis niloticus is an important commercial fish highly sourced for because of its KEY WORDS: Heterotis niloticus, threatened, conservation, Oyun reservoir, . Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, ). Dataset; GBIF Backbone Taxonomy: Rank; SPECIES.

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Compensatory density-dependence in fish populations: Paugy; Froese and Nikoticus, Uses Top of page H. Preliminary results on the effects of weaning age on survival and growth of H.

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Status of African reservoir fisheries. FAO Fish Report, 44 3: Nguenga and Brummett evaluate the establishment of H.

Despite being called an “arowana”, the African arowana is more closely related to arapaimasthe only other members in the Arapaimidae family, [2] than the South American, Asian and Australian arowanas in the Osteoglossidae family Arapaimidae is sometimes included in Osteoglossidae.

Food and feeding relationships of fish in the Sudd swamps River Nile, southern Sudan. Teugels and et al.

Fresh water fish diversity in Benin, West Africa, and challenge nilticus its conservation. Hickley P; Bailey RG, Areas of introduction of H. Aro fish is a Wana ] in Thai. Lowe McConnell RH, Gill rakers thin and serrate, numbering 33 young to 98 on the ceratobranchial lower limb and 21 young to 76 on the epibranchial upper limb.


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The number of oocytes per gram of ovary was not influenced by body size. Juveniles are found in swampy places among aquatic vegetation; adults live in the open water of rivers and lakes, where they can be found in the pelagic zone as well as the littoral zone Moreau, Organizations Top of page Benin: Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

However, it is also possible that its presence in this river may result from a natural introduction from adjacent water bodies. They tested these primers with a sample of 40 individuals from two natural populations in Benin, West Africa.

Interrelationships in fishes [ed. No accidental introduction has been recorded.

Elevage de L’Heterotis niloticus en station de niloficus. Olaosebikan BD; Raji A, Moreau J; Moreau I, Longevity Possibly between 5 and 10 years Moreau, Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Bulletin de l’Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire, 41 3: L’introduction d’Heterotis niloticus dans le Nyong.


Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)

The reproductive cycle of Mormyrus kannume Forsk. Fish and fisheries of northern Nigeria. A source subpopulation of H.

In Lake Ougbangui, the protozoa, Glossatella sp. Dorsal fin withanal withrays. Its importance as a candidate for aquaculture and fisheries also enhances the ueterotis of introduction. Downloaded on 04 October Fisheries ecology of floodplain rivers. The complexity of the hydrological regime of many African river and lake systems enhances the risk of introduction and spread in related water bodies of the aquatic system.

In the young, posterior parts of anal and dorsal fins sometimes marked with dark longitudinal bands, and scales with a nilotlcus oval spot at margins of overlapping zones Paugy, When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

Environmental Impact Top of page H. Fish and Fisheries, 2: