Carasobarbus moulouyensis (Pellegrin, 1924)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  11 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic,
Distribution:  Africa: Moulouya River in Morocco (Ref. 94557).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosis: This species can be distinguished by the interorbital space, which is smaller than the eye and the scales are larger than other north African barbels (Ref. 94557). Description: The anterior barbel is a little shorter than the eye diameter, the posterior barbel is of the same length as the eye diameter (Ref. 84557). Dorsal fin with 4 unbranched rays and 9 branched rays; anal fin with 3 unbranched rays and 5 branched rays (Ref. 94557). Colouration: The colouration is olive on the dorsal side, with bluish, silverish and yallowish metallic reflections on the flanks and the ventral side; dorsal fin and caudal fin grey, other fins yellowish white (Ref. 84557).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 31.01.17
Modified by: Boden, Gert - 01.02.17

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