Information from "An Annotated Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Swaziland", E.J. Hyslop, 1994, updated with information from Richard Boycott, 2006, incorporating information from the 2002-2003 fishes survey.
Nomenclature as per FishBase as at 05 July 2008. Images from South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. Updated 05 July 2008 to include images and links.
Swaziland's Fishes Checklist
Varicorhinus nelspruitensis Gilchrist and Thompson, 1911
Cyprinidae (Barbs, yellowfish, labeos)
Status: Near threatened
Southern African Red Data Status: Not listed
International Red Data Status: Not listed
Recorded by Clay (op. cit.) from the Usutu system in the highveld. No current confirmation of this, but has been captured in the Komati system.
More information on this species on Fishbase.org
Synonyms include name changes as well as re-identified species, previously quoted in Hyslop, 1994.
Nomenclature as per FishBase as at 05 July 2008.
Updated 05 July 2008 to include images and links.
Bills, R., Boycott, R., Fakudze, M., Khumalo, N., Msibi, J., Scott, L., Terry, S. and Tweddle, D. 2004. Fish and Fisheries Survey of Swaziland (2002 - 2003). Investigational Report No. 70. South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. Grahamstown. South Africa.
Hyslop, E. J. 1994. An Annotated Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Swaziland The Conservation Trust of Swaziland.