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Pseudobarbus tenuis  (Barnard, 1938)

Slender redfin
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Pseudobarbus: Greek, pseudes = false + Latin, barbus = barbel (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 33°S - 35°S

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Africa: mountain tributaries of the Gourits and Keurbooms River systems, Cape Province, South Africa.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7248)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

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Skelton, P.H., 1993. A complete guide to the freshwater fishes of southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers. 388 p. (Ref. 7248)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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