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Labeobarbus acutirostris  (Bini, 1940)

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Ethiopia country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: endemic
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Recorded from Lake Tana (Ref. 35835) and Abay drainage basin (Ref. 58460).
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/et.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Nagelkerke, L.A.J. and F.A. Sibbing, 1998
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Common names from other countries

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 41.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35835)

Environment

Freshwater; benthopelagic

Climate / Range

Tropical; 13°N - 11°N

Distribution

Africa: Endemic to Lake Tana, Ethiopia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 8. Snout more than 4 times in head length; interorbital width more than 2 times in head width; head depth more than 2 times in head length; operculum depth more than 3.4 times in head length; silvery white.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Over muddy, sandy and rocky substrates all over Lake Tana, preferably in water deeper than 6 m. Juveniles feed on zooplankton and insect larvae. Adults feed on other fish (Ref. 35835).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Vulnerable (VU) (B1ab(v))

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Internet sources

BHL | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record | Fishtrace

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.6   ±0.53 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown