Labeo dhonti Boulenger, 1920

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  11.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: widespread in the Lualaba and upper Lualaba (upper Congo River basin); also in the upper reaches of the Kwango and Kasai (middle Congo River basin), as well as in Lake Tanganyika and its affluent the Malagarasi River (Ref. 26192).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Vertebrae: 29-31. Lips plicate; dorsal fin concave on upper side with 9 to 11 branched rays; body slightly laterally compressed and elongated; snout pointed, very prominent with a small transverse furrow and without fleshy appendix at the end; eye in superolateral position; genital orifice very far from origin of anal fin; maxillary barbels large and rostra concealed; lateral band not very clear, terminating at the caudal peduncle and the base of the caudal fin (Ref. 26192).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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