Labeo nigricans Boulenger, 1911

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  4.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Pool Malebo, middle Congo River and Sankuru River in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 26192). Also reported from the Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13. Lips plicate; dorsal fin slightly concave with 12 to 13 branched rays; eyes in lateral position; genital orifice near the origin of the anal fin; 2 pairs of barbels well-developed, visible externally (Ref. 26192).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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