Enteromius aloyi (Roman, 1971)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  3.83 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: Lower Guinea endemic, only known from the type locality: Rio Bolo, Ntem basin in Equatorial Guinea (Ref. 2801, 81639).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosis: mouth inferior; barbels absent; lateral line incomplete; 9-11 perforated scales in lateral line; 10 circumpeduncular scales; clearly visible black line on snout and sides (Ref. 81639). Description: small-sized with relatively elongated body and large eye; scales with divergent striae; 4.5 scales between lateral line and dorsal fin origin; 4.5 scales between lateral line and mid-belly; 27 scales in longitudinal series; 3 scales between lateral line and pelvic fin insertion; D:III,8; A:III,5; P:15; V:10; dorsal fin border concave, last simple ray fine, not serrated, as long as head (Ref. 81639). Coloration: black line along middle of body continuing onto snout and caudal fin; black spot at point of insertion of anal fin; fins colourless (Ref. 81639).
Biology:  Maximum TL was recorded at 5.2 cm (Ref. 2801).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.06.94
Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 31.01.14

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