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EPIPLATYS

 

EPIPLATYS OLBRECHTSI PUETZI Berkenkamp & Etzel 1985
(sub-species)

Genus: Epiplatys     Group:  fasciolatus     Family: Nothobranchiidae     Class: Actinopterygii     Phylum: Chordate    Order: Cyprinodontiformes

 

 

AQUARIST INFORMATION

     Collected at a single location  about 20 km north of Buchanan past the Harrisville road junction in Liberia.  This sub-species is limited to the area atound the type locality and found in forest creeks.

      It is considered reasonably easy to reproduce in the home aquaria.  Eggs should hatch in 10-14 days and fry will take newly hatched brine shrimp.

KNOWN LOCATIONS:

Harrisville

TAXONOMIC DATA:

 

LITERATURE:

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION:   Berkenkamp H.O. & Etzel V. 1985.   Epiplatys fasciolatus puetzi subspec. nov., eine neue Hechtlingsunterart aus Liberia.   DATZ 38 (9): p 397-401, figures, map.

 

LINKS:

http://www.wak.aka.org/Ref_Library/Epiplatys/E.olb.puetzi.htm

 

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