Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.3 - 6.5; non-migratory. Tropical; 23°C - 27°C (Ref. 13614), preferred ?
Africa: endemic to southwestern Sierra Leone (Ref. 52015, 91031).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 52015)
Collected in temporary pools in a dry river bed and a swampy area crossed by a small creek; water temperature 24-27°C; pH 6.3-6.5 (Ref. 52015).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Sonnenberg, R. and E. Busch, 2012. Description of Scriptaphyosemion wieseae (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae), a new species from northern Sierra Leone. Bonn Zool. Bull. 61(1):13-28. (Ref. 91031)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .