Enteromius hulstaerti (Poll, 1945)
Butterfly barb
Enteromius hulstaerti
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 5
Distribution:  Africa: Momboyo (Ref. 42448), Tshuapa and Pimo (Lomami tributary) (middle Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 46861). Questionable reports from Angola (Ref. 13371) and upper OgoouĂ© in Gabon (Ref. 83313).
Diagnosis:  Description: A single pair of barbels (Ref. 122753).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 05.08.94

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