Pseudobarbus tenuis (Barnard, 1938)
Slender redfin
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: mountain tributaries of the Gourits and Keurbooms River systems, Cape Province, South Africa.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits pools in clear, flowing Fold Mountain streams. Feeds off the substrate on algae, detritus and bottom-living and other invertebrates. Breeds in summer (Ref. 7248).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 06 September 2017 (B1b(iii)+2b(iii)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 29.07.92
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.09.94
Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 04.05.94

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