Enteromius candens (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)
Enteromius candens
photo by Van der Zee, J.R.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  2.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5 - 6; dH range: 1 - 2
Distribution:  Africa: middle and upper Congo River basin, including the middle Congo River (Ref. 41591, 46880), Kasai (Ref. 41591), Itimbiri (Ref. 41590, 106290), Tshopo (Ref. 41594), Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245) and Lualaba (Ref. 45434), in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Diagnosis:  Description: A single pair of barbels (Ref. 122753).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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