Clypeobarbus congicus (Boulenger, 1899)
Congo barb
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Congo River basin, from the lower Congo near its estuary (Ref. 79650, 114247) up to the upper Lualaba (Ref. 45434), in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also reported from the Rusizi in Burundi (Ref. 98755).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.06.94
Modified by: Boden, Gert - 21.11.08
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 04.08.94

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