Barbodes clemensi Herre, 1924
Barbodes clemensi
photo by Escudero, P.T.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: No subfamily
Max. size:  23.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 4-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Color in life dark green dorsally merging into yellow below; golden or brassy luster on sides and belly; fins colorless or reddish. Short, broad snout with a prominent median protuberance marking posterior limit of the protractile upper lip. 8-9 scales from nape to dorsal; 1.5 scale rows between ventrals and lateral line. Scales large and few in number; lower jaw short and narrow; 4th dorsal spine stout and feebly serrated.
Biology:  One of the largest of the Lanao carps (Ref. 280).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (A1ce) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.03.92
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.01.14
Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 11.02.94

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