Micralestes schelly

The Micralestes schelly lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Micralestes schelly is a small species (maximum recorded size 49 mm SL) named after the collector of the type series, Robert Schelly, and is known only from the type locality on the lower Congo River. More

Micralestes schelly and Micralestes holargyreus are considered herein as restricted-range endemics of the lower Congo River. An illustrated key to Micralestes of the lower Congo River is provided. More

Order : Characiformes
Family : Alestidae
Genus : Micralestes
Species : Micralestes schelly
Authority : Stiassny & Mamonekene, 2007