Emerald aphyosemion

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Emerald aphyosemion
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Aplocheilidae
Genus: Fundulopanchax
Species: F. scheeli
Binomial name
Fundulopanchax scheeli
(Radda, 1970)

The emerald aphyosemion (Fundulopanchax scheeli) is a species of killifish, endemic to the lower Cross River basin in Nigeria.[1] It is a coastal rainforest fish which lives in small streams and ponds. It prefers a temperature of around 75 °F (24 °C), and a slightly acidic pH around 6–7.[2]


  1. ^ a b Lalèyè, Philippe; Olaosebikan, Babatunde D. (2010). "Fundulopanchax scheeli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fundulopanchax scheeli". Seriously Fish. Retrieved 4 November 2012.