Labeo reidi Tshibwabwa, 1997
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  5.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: middle Congo River (Ref. 26192), Tshopo River (Ref. 26192, 106290) and Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 26192).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-14; Vertebrae: 32-32. Lips plicate; dorsal fin concave, with 4 simple rays and 10 to 11 branched rays, snout more or less pointed and without transverse furrow; interocular space flat; maxillary barbels and rostral pair large, externally visible; eyes in lateral position; body with longitudinal stripes a dark brown mark at the end of the caudal peduncle and at the base of the caudal fin; genital orifice near the origin of the anal fin (Ref. 26192).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.01.99

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