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Labeobarbus claudinae  (De Vos & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1990)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Cyprininae
Etymology: claudinae: Name is dedicated to the late Claudine Mauel, resident of Gisenyi, Rwanda, where she died of a road accident in December 1985 (Ref. 27626).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Africa: endemic to the Upper Akagera system (upstream of Rusumo falls) (Ref. 27626).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27626)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal spines: 2-3; Anal soft rays: 5 - 6. Body cylindrical and elongated, last dorsal ray simple and strongly ossified, not denticulated, spiny and well-developed; snout pointed with well-developed lips often provided with a median lobe. The anterior barbel is longer than the posterior barbel, reaching the anterior side of the eye. The posterior barbel reaches at least until the middle of the eye but never reaches the posterior side of the eye in the specimens examined (Ref. 27626).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in rivers and lakes; found in torrential waters (Ref. 27626).

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De Vos, L. and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde, 1990. Description de Barbus claudinae sp. n. (Cyprinidae) avec synopsis des grandes espèces de Barbus du Rwanda. Cybium 14(1):3-25. (Ref. 27626)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00543 - 0.02429), b=2.98 (2.81 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.