Phoxinus septimaniae

Scientific name Phoxinus septimaniae
Descriptor Kottelat
Year of description 2007
IUCN category LC
Family Leuciscidae
Genus Phoxinus
Phoxinus septimaniae Phoxinus septimaniae


Phoxinus septimaniae is a fresh water fish from the Europe.

Who is it?


  • Average size
    8 cm
  • Maximum size
    12 cm
  • Pattern
  • Average size
    8 cm
  • Maximum size
    12 cm
  • Pattern

How to recognize Phoxinus septimaniae ?

Phoxinus septimaniae measures between 8 and 12 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly marron and or body. The also has marron mottling.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
  • Sociability
    living in shoals
  • territorial
  • Way of living

Phoxinus septimaniae is a fish living in shoals naturally found at mid-depth. This species is carnivorous .

n general, this species does not care much about other animals crossing its path.


  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond en eau libre

Phoxinus septimaniae is a fish ovipare qui pond en eau libre.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    2 - 20 °C
  • pH (acidity)
    7 - 7.5
  • gh (hardness)
    2 - 10
  • Flow

Biotope presentation

Phoxinus septimaniae prefers well oxygenated waters in current areas and rapids. It frequents fast flowing waters where the bottom is strewn with pebbles, wood or leaves carried by the current. It can be found not far from waterfalls .

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