Clypeobarbus congicus (Boulenger, 1899)
Congo barb
Clypeobarbus congicus
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 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
 Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 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:   (Ref. 96402)
 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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