Garra congoensis Poll, 1959
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5; dH range: 15
Distribution:  Africa: lower Congo River in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 41585, 42510). Also reported from Angola (Ref. 58532).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); 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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