Seegers, L. 1984. Nothobranchius luekei spec. nov., ein neuer Prachtgrundkärpfling aus Tanzania. Die Aquarien und Terrarien Zeitschrift, 37 (7): 248–252.
Genus: Nothobranchius Subgenus: Aphyobranchius. Group: janpapi
Geographical Distribution Maps
Tanzania Type locality: 40 km south of Dar-es-Salaam, under the bridge over the Mbezi along the road to Kibiti.[7.133 S : 39.133 E] known from seasonal pools in the drainages of the Mbezi and Luhule/Luhute river systems
Mbezi (TZ 83-5) Mbezi River TZN 00-23 Luhule River (TAN 02-8) Mbezi River TZN 09-9, Saadani Kanda (K 11-42)
Status specie: Accepted for all authors The biggest difficulty raising this species is the small size of the fry when they hatch. It is essential to provide infusoria. After standard maintenance conditions. It inhabits the surface and can spawn on floating plants and roots.
Related: Krysanov, E. & T. Demidova 2018. Extensive Karyotype Variability of African fish genus Nothobranchius (Cyprinodontiformes). Comparative Cytogenetics, 12 (3) :387-402. [luekei N.: Gen/Sys]
Seegers, 1984
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