Labeobarbus pungweensis (Jubb, 1959)
Pungwe chiselmouth
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Torinae
Max. size:  18 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Pungwe-Buzi Rivers in Zimbabwe and Mozambique; also the Ruo, tributary to the lower Shire (Zambezi) in Malawi.
Biology:  Favors rocky rapids of cool, clear mountain streams. Scrapes algae and insects from the rocks. Breeds in spring-summer, young found in deep pools below rapids. Occasionally caught by anglers and subsistence fishers (Ref. 7248).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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