Radda, 1970

Class: Actinopterygii

Occurs in small brooks and swamps in the delta of the Niger and Cross River in southeastern Nigeria 


Little information is available on this species.



Huber, J.H., 1996. Killi-Data 1996. Updated checklist of taxonomic names, collecting localities and bibliographic references of oviparous Cyprinodont fishes (Atherinomorpha, Pisces). Société Française d’Ichtyologie, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, 399 p. (Ref. 27139)

Fishbase:   https://fishbase.mnhn.fr/summary/Epiplatys-biafranus.html

BIA - Epiplatys biafranus | Fish pet, Pets, FishEpiplatysbiafranus – photographer unknown – found on pininterest
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Nothobranchiidae
Genus: Epiplatys
T. N. Gill, 1862

Epiplatys barmoiensis

Epiplatys: from the Greek ἐπί (epí), meaning ‘above, on top of’, and πλατύς (platýs), meaning ‘flat, broad’, in reference to the flat dorsal surface of the anterior half of the body in members of this genus.

biafranus:  From Biafra



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