Mammalia | Carnivora
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Eastern Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean and Africa Inland Waters: Aonyx capensis meneleki: northern and central Ethiopia; Aonyx capensis subsp.: West Africa from Senegal and Guinea east to Nigeria; Aonyx capensis hindei: from Uganda and central Kenya south to northern Zambia; Aonyx capensis capensis: Southern Africa from Angola and Zambia southward to Cape Province; Aonyx capensis microdon: tributaries of the Sanaga River in Cameroon; Aonyx capensis congica: throughout the basin of the Congo River; Aonyx capensis philippsi: Highlands of northeast Congo, southwest Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi (Ref. 1522).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits marine, rivers, and mangrove areas.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models