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APHYOSEMION
-SCRIPTAPHYOSEMION-


SCRIPTAPHOSEMION BERTHOLDI ROLOFF 1965
Genus: Aphyosemion     Subgenus: Scriptaphyosemion     Family: Nothobranchiidae     Class: Actinopterygii     Phylum: Chordate    Order: Cyprinodontiformes
MERISTICS:   D=13, A=16, D/A= +6

AQUARIST INFORMATION 

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Photograph found on fishbiosystem.ru.  There was no attribution as to the origial author was.

   TYPE LOCALITY:  Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone.   It is found throughout Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Most breeders use top & bottom spawning mops and pick the eggs.  The eggs than are placed in small containers to inducate 14-1 days.  Fry are large enough to take newly hatched brine shrimp.

KNOWN POPULATIONS:

Bo     Bomi Hills (Liberia)     Faimah (Sierra Leone)     Farie (Sierra Leone)     Gbatamah (Sierra Leone)     Kenema (Sierra Leone)     Lago (Sierra Leone)     Lenghe Curoh (Sierra Leone) S.wieseae     Luwela (Sierra Leone)      Newton Agri Station (Sierra Leone)     Tikonko
Victoria (Sierra Leone)     Yamandu (SLCD 84 / 29).

 

LITERATURE & REFERENCES:

www.wak.aka.org/Ref_Library/Scriptaphyosemion/S.bertholdi.htm
https://www.fishbase.de/summary/51644

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