Labeobarbus ruandae (Pappenheim, 1914)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Torinae
Max. size:  26.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: known from the Upper Akagera system in Rwanda (Ref. 35818, 46152) and Burundi (Ref. 98755). The introduction of tilapia and some Haplochromis may have been the reason for the decimation or extinction of the species in Lake Luhondo (Ref. 35818).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 06 November 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.07.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.09.21

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