Epiplatys njalaensis

The Epiplatys njalaensis lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater environment.

Epiplatys njalaensis is found in Sierra Leone. This species ranks among the smallest this species group at 6 cm. The caudal fin extends somewhat off-center, and the body shows 10 to 12 diagonal bands. It has a beautiful blue body coloration. More

Common names

Njala-Hechtling in German (Deutsch)
Sateenkaarivaanija in Finnish (suomen kieli)
涅兰扁鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
涅蘭扁鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Nothobranchiidae
Genus : Epiplatys
Species : Epiplatys njalaensis
Authority : Neumann, 1976