Labeo rouaneti Daget, 1962
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  36 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: only known from the Kakrima River in the Konkour√© basin in Guinea (Ref. 2810, 2940, 81282).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosis: dorsal profile steeply arched between snout and dorsal fin; body depth 2.4-2.9x SL; depth of caudal peduncle 0.7-1.1x its length; distal margin of dorsal fin concave; 30-46 (50-150mm) and 49-56 (150-250mm) gill rakers; scale formula 5.5-6.5/38-39/6.5-7.5; 4.5 scales between lateral line and pelvic-fin base; 16 scales around caudal peduncle; 11-12 dorsal fin branched rays; known only from the Konkour√© basin in Guinea (Ref. 2940, 81282). Description: snout rounded, distinctly prominent and tuberculate; inner surface of lips with transverse folds; posterior barbel well developed, about as long as eye diameter, anterior barbel absent; D:III,11-12; A:III,5; P:16-17; V:I,8 (Ref. 2940, 81282). Coloration: bluish-black in juveniles and greenish in adults, usually dark, belly lighter; fins dark (Ref. 2940, 81282).
Biology:  Maximum TL was recorded at 49 cm (Ref. 2801). Affinities: L. coubie (upper edge of dorsal fin straight or slightly convex, very slightly concave chin). It is found in rocky, rapid-water habitats (Ref. 1440).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 November 2006 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 24.03.92
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 29.08.94
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 30.06.94

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