||Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
||10.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
||Africa: Lower Guinea endemic, Sanaga River system in Cameroon (Ref. 81639).
Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosis: mouth terminal or superior; 1 pair of barbels; 5.5-6.5 scales between lateral line and origin of dorsal fin; 29-30 scales in lateral line; 14 circumpeduncular scales (Ref. 81639).
Description: medium-sized; barbels measuring 0.33-0.50x eye diameter; scales with divergent striae; 4.5-5.5 scales between lateral line and mid-belly; 2.5 scales between lateral line and pelvic fin insertion; D: III,7; A: III,5; P: 16; V: 9; dorsal fin border slightly concave, last simple ray ossified, finely serrated posteriorly (Ref. 81639).
Coloration: ground color brown dorsally, paler ventrally; black longitudinal line from opercular margin to end of caudal peduncle terminating in more or less distinct spot (Ref. 81639).
||Maximum TL was recorded at 8.3 cm (Ref. 2801).
|IUCN Red List Status:
Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (120744)
|Threat to humans:
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