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Carasobarbus apoensis  (Banister & Clarke, 1977)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Carasobarbus: Latinization of , karass, karausche, European crucian carp + Latin, barbus = barbel (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Al Hijaz mountain range in wadis draining either inland or towards the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia (Ref. 94477).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94477)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 9. Diagnosis: This species can be distinguished from its congeners by the following characteristics: one pair of barbels; usually 10 branched rays in the dorsal fin; 27-32 sales in the lateral line; usually 12 scales around the least circumference of the caudal peduncle; and last unbranched ray of dorsal fin shorter than head (Ref. 94477).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in upper courses of wadis, which are characterised by strong seasonal fluctuations in water levels, temperature and other physiochemical parameters (Ref. 94477).

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Borkenhagen, K. and F. Krupp, 2013. Taxonomic revision of the genus Carasobarbus Karaman, 1971 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae). ZooKeys 339:1-53. (Ref. 94477)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Endangered (EN) (B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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