Plataplochilus ngaensis (Ahl, 1924)
Nga lampeye
photo by Noren, M.

Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Procatopodinae
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.19999980926514, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: lower Ogowe River drainage in southern Equatorial Guinea and northwestern Gabon (Ref. 3788).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in small streams, brooks and swamps in drainage systems. Not a seasonal killifish. Is very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.04.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 14.04.00

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