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Enteromius traorei  (Lévêque, Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1987)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Enteromius: Greek, enteron = intestine + Greek, myo, mys = muscle (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Africa: only known from the type locality, the Cavally River in Côte d'Ivoire (Ref. 2940, 81282).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2940)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 8. Diagnosis: head pointed, dorsal profile straight; elongated body; last simple dorsal-fin ray smooth on hind margin; scale formula 3.5/24-26/3.5(4.5); 2.5 scales between lateral line and pelvic-fin base; 12 scales around caudal peduncle; (7)8 branched dorsal fin rays; two pairs of barbels; barbels short, anterior not reaching to centre of eye, posterior not extending beyond hind margin of eye; lateral line complete and weakly depressed below dorsal fin; maximum reported size 55 mm SL; 3 large well defined spots on sides, 1st before level of dorsal-fin origin, 2nd behind vertical line from last dorsal-fin ray, 3rd at end of caudal peduncle; distance centres 2nd-3rd spot/distance centres 1st-2nd spot (= RDT) is 1.18-1.40, average 1.27 (Ref. 2940, 81282).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Affinities: sympatric with B. trispilos (greater number of scales, longer barbels, smaller eyes) (Ref. 2940).

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Lévêque, C., 1990. Cyprinidae. p. 269-361. In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres d'Afrique de l'Ouest. Tome I. Coll. Faune Tropicale n° XXVIII. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, and O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, 384 p. (Ref. 2940)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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