Labeobarbus macrolepidotus (Pellegrin, 1928)
photo by Mertens, P.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Torinae
Max. size:  54 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: lower Congo River in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 11970, 42510) and the Kasai drainage (middle Congo River basin) in Angola (Ref. 11970) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 11970, 46243).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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