Labeo alticentralis Tshibwabwa, 1997

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  12.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Kinsuka (at the outflow of Pool Malebo), the middle Congo River near Kisangani, and Avokoko (Wagenia Falls area) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 26192).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal soft rays: 8-8; Vertebrae: 32-32. Lips plicate; dorsal fin concave with 4 simple rays and 9 to 10 branched rays; snout rounded without transverse furrow; maxillary barbels more or less large, slightly visible externally; rostral barbels small, hidden in the rostral furrow; eyes in superolateral position; body with longitudinal dark brown stripes; genital orifice near the origin of the anal fin (Ref. 26192).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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