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Enteromius huguenyi  (Bigorne & Lévêque, 1993)

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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; pelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Africa: known from the Diani river (Saint Paul river basin) in Guinea and the Loffa River basin in Liberia (Ref. 35810, 81282).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35810)

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 8. Diagnosis: last simple dorsal-fin ray smooth on hind margin (Ref. 81282). Scale formula 3.5/23-25/4.5; 2.5 scales between lateral line and pelvic-fin base; 9 scales around caudal peduncle; 8 branched dorsal fin rays; two pairs of well-developped, long and unequal barbels; anterior barbel not extending beyond centre of eye/reaching to, or extending beyond, posterior half of eye; posterior barbel extending beyond hind margin of eye; lateral line complete and straight; maximum reported size 46 mm SL; numerous dark spots on sides, distinct or coalesced (Ref. 35810, 81282). Narrow intraorbital; large eyes, 34.6-53.5% of head length (Ref. 35810).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Bigorne, R. and C. Lévêque, 1993. Description de deux nouveaux Barbus (Cyprinidae) de la région du Mont Nimba en Guinée et au Liberia. Cybium 17(1):63-70. (Ref. 35810)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

  Endangered (EN) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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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=0.01230 (0.00561 - 0.02698), b=2.96 (2.79 - 3.13), based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .