Species:  Megalebias elongatus
Description: Steindachner, 1881
Etymology: Elongated Giant Pearlfish
References: Dr Lothar Seegers, Killifishes of the World: New World Killis, Aqualog Verlag pg 107

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Abstract:  
Synonyms:
  • "Elongated Giant Pearlfish"
  • Cynolebias elongatus
  • Cynolebias spinifer
  • Type Locality:  
    Distribution: Buenos Aires Argentina.
    Biotope: It is sympatric with Austrolebias bellotti at Ezeiza, southern Buenos Aires province Argentina. The temperature there was reported as only 2 șC in winter, July 2002.
    Size: 15 cm
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    Populations:
  • Ruta 41
  • "Ezeiza" KCA 1/02 (Argentina)
  • "Jeppener" (F2 at BKA 2003 Convention)
  • "Vivorata"
  • Breeding: Bottom spawner.
    Incubation: [20șC] 13 weeks
    Egg Diameter: 2.0 - 2.2 mm
    Remarks: Megalebias elongatus located in 2002 after 10 years without any officially registered collections at the locality of Ezeiza by members of the KCA.
    Contributors: KCA, Martin Fourcade ("Ezeiza" KCA 1/02)
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