Barbodes baoulan Herre, 1926
photo by Escudero, P.T.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  10.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 4-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Preserved color whitish yellow, paler ventrally, sides and back golden yellow; top of head dusky; all fins pale; in life basal half of caudal probably golden. Broad snout with median hump near bluntly rounded tip. Large circular eye with thickened adipose eyelid; anterior nostril with prominent erect tubule, the posterior margin forming a conspicuous flap; the posterior nostril large and open.
Biology:  Inhabits considerable depths. The most highly prized of Lanao cyprinids (Ref. 280).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (A1ce) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.03.92
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.03.16
Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 11.02.94

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