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Nothobranchius kafuensis

Nothobranchius kafuensis

Nothobranchius kafuensis, known as the Caprivi killifish or Kafue killifish, is a species of killifish in the family Nothobranchiidae.[2] This killifish is found in temporary pools, swamps and ditches in the floodplains of the Kafue and Upper Zambezi rivers in western Zambia and the Caprivi Strip in Namibia.[1]

Nothobranchius kafuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Nothobranchiidae
Genus: Nothobranchius
N. kafuensis
Binomial name
Nothobranchius kafuensis
Wildekamp & Rosenstock, 1989


  1. Nagy, B.; Watters, B. (2019). "Nothobranchius kafuensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T140307993A99448101. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T140307993A99448101.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  2. Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2019). "nothobranchius kafuensis" in FishBase. April 2019 version.

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