Stefano Valdesalici and Holger Hengstler : Nothobranchius krammeri n. sp. (Cyprinodontiformes : Nothobranchiidae) : a new annual killifish from the Meronvi River basin, northeastern Mozambique, pp. 187-194
Nothobranchius krammeri n. sp., a small annual killifish collected from a seasonal pool in Meronvi River basin, northeastern Mozambique, is described. It differs from all congeners by the following combination of characters : â€¨13-15 dorsal fin rays ; 14-15 anal fin rays ; 24-27 scales in median lateral series ; pelvic fin tips not reaching anus ; male body and head scales light blue with pale red or orange margin ; snout reddish ; throat orange to yellow ; frontal and superior portion of head reddish ; anal fin yellowish with a pattern of narrow pale brown lines ; caudal fin pale red with a small black seam along its outer margin, and a sharply delineated hyaline submarginal band. Based on coloration of males and morphological aspects, this new species belongs to the Nothobranchius melanospilus species group.
aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 14 (4) : 187-194