Clypeobarbus bellcrossi (Jubb, 1965)
Gorgeous barb
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: upper Zambezi River headwater zone; may be related to species of the tropical subgenus Clypeobarbus (Ref. 7248). Also reported from the Lulua (Kasai drainage, middle Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 114247) and the Okavango in Angola (Ref. 120641).
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Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.09.21
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.07.94

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