Enteromius tegulifer (Fowler, 1936)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  11 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: Lower Guinea endemic, known from the Kribi River in Cameroon (Ref. 81639).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosis: two pairs of barbels; 20-21 scales in lateral line; 12 scales around caudal peduncle; dorsal fin 1.1-1.2x HL; 2 large black spots on sides (Ref. 81639). Description: medium-sized; body relatively elevated; scales radially striated; 4 scales between lateral line and dorsal fin origin; 4.5 scales between lateral line and mid-belly; 3 scales between lateral line and pelvic fin insertion; D:III,7-8; A:III,5; P:13; V:9; last simple ray of dorsal fin flexible, measuring 1.1-1.2x HL (Ref. 81639). Coloration: ground color brown dorsally, white on flanks and ventrally; scales in lateral line with dark base; black spot on first 8-9 scales, 3 scales with basal spot above; black spot on last 4 scales of caudal peduncle; dorsal and caudal fins ochre basally, grey distally; pectoral, pelvic and anal fins whitish (Ref. 81639).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 29.06.94

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