Brycinus leuciscus

The Brycinus leuciscus lives in the pelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

Brycinus leuciscus (Characidae) dans le bassin du Niger = Environmental changes and the expressions of adaptative strategy of Brycinus leuciscus (Characidae) in the Niger River Basin Auteur(s) / Author(s) BENECH V. (1) ; NIARE T. More

Brycinus leuciscus (Characidae) in the Niger River Basin Environmental changes associated with monsoon induced upwelling off central west coast of India Environmental changes following burning in a Songnen grassland, China Environmental changes in the Jurujuba Bay (Guanabara) of the More

One study found Brycinus leuciscus to travel at rates up to 9 km per day as floods receded, for a total distance of 400 km (Welcomme 1979). More

Common names

Afrkanischer Weißfischsalmler in German (Deutsch)
Ajarapo in Yoruba (Yorùbá)
Anndoonde in Fula
Anndoonde in Fulfulde, Pulaar
Dabé in Wolof (Wollof)
Egbagi in Nupe
Haï in Kim
Han in Kim
Kawara in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Kaya in Kanuri
Säynealesti in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Simegbogboe in Ewe (Ɛʋɛgbɛ)
Siniraitatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Wandoone in Soninke

Order : Characiformes
Family : Alestidae
Genus : Brycinus
Species : Brycinus leuciscus
Authority : G