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N. ugandaensis
Wildekamp, 1994

N. ugandensis
Wildekamp, 1994

Originally collected by Ruud Wildekamp, Brian Watters and Barry Cooper in Uganda, this species has a wide distribution within the Lake Victoria basin as well as in the Sio River system in Kenya.  Several populations originally considered as N. ugandensis have been redescribed as N. taiti and N. albertinensis



Wildekamp, R. H. 1994. The Nothobranchius species from Uganda, with description of a new polymorphic species (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae). Ichthyological ExpIorations of Freshwaters, 5 (3): 193–206. [taxonomy as Nothobranchius ugandensis]

Nagy, B. 2015. Life history and reproduction of Nothobranchius fishes. Journal of the American Killifish Association, 47 (4-6): 182–192. [ecology]

 Nagy, B. 2017. Searching for a mystery Nothobranchius in Uganda. Journal of the American Killifish Association, 50 (6): 162–174. [collecting]

Nagy, B. & B. R. Watters. 2018. Distribution and habitat conditions of Nothobranchius fishes in Uganda. Journal of the American Killifish Association, 51 (5–6): 176–192. [distribution, ecology]

Nagy, B., B. R. Watters, P. D. W. van der Merwe, F. P. D. Cotterill & D. U. Bellstedt. 2020. Review of the Nothobranchius ugandensis species group from the inland plateau of eastern Africa with descriptions of six new species (Teleostei: Nothobranchiidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 30 (1): 2173. [distribution, phylogeny, systematics]

N. ugandensis Giligili UGN 17-10
Photo courtesy of Paco Casado


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