Ahl, E. 1926. Neue oder selten importierte Fische. III. Blätt. Aquar. - u. Terrarienk., 37 (14): 346, fig. 1.
Genus: Nothobranchius Subgenus: Nothobranchius Group: rachovii
Geographical Distribution Maps
Mozambique Type locality:Beira, Portugiesisch Ost-Afrika (eastern Moçambique) 19°49.8' S, 34°54.1' E Others places: - Rio Savane, 35 km. N. Beira, Moç [19.683 S : 35.133 E] Larsen, 2001 | Huber, 2007a - Extension: In lowland floodplains of the lower Pungwe and lower Zambezi Rivers in eastern Moçambique (a typical blue phase restricted to the Beira area and the south side of the mouth of the Zambezi River, since the description of the black phase as pienaari, and the orange-caudal phase as krysanovi).
Beira 98 Beira MT 03-1 MOZ 04-3 Muda River (MOZ 04-5) Beira MZCS 08-96
Status specie: Unanimously confirmed. Easy breeding in captivity. very prolific See article.
Related: Shidlovskiy, K.M., B.R. Watters and R.H. Wildekamp, 2010. Notes on the annual killifish species Nothobranchius rachovii (Cyprinodontiformes; Nothobranchiidae) with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 2724:37-57 Rosenstock, J. 1992c. Wir fingen Nothobranchius rachovii in Beira. Aquarien und Terrarien-Zeitschrift (Aquar. Terr. Zeit., D.A.T.Z.), 45 (12): 784-787. [rachovii N.: Eco/Coll/Sys]
Ahl, 1926
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N, rachovii Beira 98