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Labeobarbus petitjeani  Daget, 1962

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Cyprininae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Africa: present in Bafing River in the upper Senegal basin and known from the upper Niger in Guinea (Ref. 2940, 81282).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2940)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 13; Anal soft rays: 8. Diagnosis: last simple dorsal ray ossified and as long as head in largest individuals, ossified at base, ossified portion shorter than head (60-85% of head length); lips poorly developed, without mental lobe; 9 dorsal fin branched rays; scale formula 3.5-4.5/23-26/4.5; 2 scales between lateral line and pelvic-fin base; 12 scales around caudal peduncle; 1-3/10-11 gill rakers on first gill arch (Ref. 2940, 81282).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum TL was recorded at 20.5 cm (Ref. 2801). Affinities: sympatric with B. bynni occidentalis in Bafing and Upper Niger where they are easily distinguished by the # of scales or absence of the chin lobe. Compared to B. sacratus, B. petitjeani has less scales above the lateral line and a bit longer last simple dorsal-fin ray.

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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. 115941)

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):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.