Alestopetersius caudalis (Boulenger, 1899)
Yellowtail tetra
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Alestidae (African tetras)
Max. size:  6.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 20
Distribution:  Africa: lower and middle Congo River basin in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic (Ref. 42032), including the marine lower Congo, Lake Tumba, Ruki drainage, Ubangi, Uele (Ref. 42032), Itimbiri, Aruwimi (Ref. 42032, 106290) and Lindi-Tshopo (Ref. 106290).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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