Brycinus humilis (Boulenger, 1905)
Brycinus humilis
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Alestidae (African tetras)
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  Africa: Cubango, Cunene, Okavango (Ref. 42019) and Cuanza (Ref. 42019, 120641). Also known from the LuembĂ© (Kasai tributary, middle Congo River basin) in Angola (Ref. 42019). Reports from the Luapula and its tributaries need confirmation; reports from Eala (Ruki drainage, middle Congo River basin) and the Lulua River (Kasai drainage) are B. imberi (Ref. 42019).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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