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Marcusenius mento (Boulenger, 1890)
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Marcusenius mento ( Boulenger , 1890 )

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Teleostei (teleosts) > Osteoglossiformes (Bony tongues) > Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Etymology: Marcusenius: Becasue of J. Marcusen, author of "Zur Phauna des Schwarzen Meeres", 1867; ichthyologist .
More on author: Boulenger .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal. Tropical; 14°N - 6°N

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Africa: Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau (P. Guinea) and Liberia. Known from Cameroon and the Guinea-West Liberia region as well as in the Gambia, Senegal and the upper Niger River (Ref. 2915 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 26.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 31256 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-34; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 33 - 39. Dorsal fin origin slightly behind anal fin origin. SL/body depth ratio = 3.2-5.0. Caudal peduncle depth 2.7-4.9 x its length.

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Bigorne, R. , 1990. Mormyridae. p. 122-184. In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux saumâtres d'Afrique de l'Ouest. tome 1. Faune Trop. 28. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, and ORSTOM, Paris. (Ref. 2915 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 02 June 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01380 (0.00615 - 0.03096), b=2.86 (2.69 - 3.03), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  2.5   ±0.28 se; based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100).

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