Data about <i>Alestopetersius nigropterus</i>


Data about <i>Alestopetersius nigropterus</i>
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo FishBase  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Alestopetersius nigropterus</i>
body length (CMO)
Additional detail 6.5 cm male or unsexed FishBase  


Data about <i>Alestopetersius nigropterus</i>
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
Additional detail lake
  • lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • river
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater environment FishBase  
Additional detail marine pelagic biome
  • marine pelagic biome
    The marine pelagic biome (pelagic meaning open sea) is that of the marine water column, from the surface to the greatest depths.
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  


Data about <i>Alestopetersius nigropterus</i>
population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  
conservation status
Additional detail endangered
  • endangered
    A taxon is Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  


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