Labeobarbus werneri (Holly, 1929)
photo by MNHN

 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
 Max. size:  14.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic,
 Distribution:  Africa: Lower Guinea endemic, known from scattered localities throughout the region (Ref. 81639).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-14; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosis: mouth strongly curved and crescentic; single pair of barbels; last unbranched dorsal fin ray weakly ossified and flexible; pelvic fin inserts below middle of dorsal fin; 26 scales in lateral line (Ref. 81639). Description: body depth 30.2-34.9% SL; head length 24.4-27.4% SL; no papillae around mouth but with conical keratinized tubercles on snout; D: IV,10; A: III,5; scale formula: 4.5-5.5/26/-; 2.5-3.5; 12; 2.5-3.5 scales from lateral line to anal fin origin (Ref. 81639). Coloration: alcohol-preserved specimens are uniformly light brown (Ref. 81639).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.07.94
 Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 10.02.14

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