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Asia: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon and Turkey.
Size / Weight / Age
range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
Found in shallow water among vegetation, where it feeds on insect larvae, crustaceans, and algae. Breeds during the warmer months of the year. (Ref.
). 8 cm max TL (Ref.
). Not a seasonal killifish. Is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Ref.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00446 - 0.02143), b=3.23 (3.05 - 3.41), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 2.9 ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .
Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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