Labeobarbus leleupanus (Matthes, 1959)
photo by FAO

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Torinae
Max. size:  22 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: specimens collected from Rusizi River and Lake Tanganyika basin (Ref. 80296).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Phytophagous, feeding mainly on filamentous algae; 27.0 cm TL (Ref. 80296).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 (D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.07.94
Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 24.07.13

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