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SWAZILAND'S BIODIVERSITY: Swaziland's Fishes Checklists

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


Barbus argenteus  GŁnther, 1868

   Cyprinidae (Barbs, yellowfish, labeos)
   (Rosefin barb)
Status: Vulnerable
   Southern African Red Data Status: Not listed
   International Red Data Status: Not listed
Recorded by Clay (op. cit.) from the Usutu and Ngwavuma. Not captured under current survey. More information required.

More information on this species on Fishbase.org



Photographer: Paul Skelton
Source: SAIAB Image Collection (for reference only, not Swaziland specimens)
Usage: Permission must be obtained from the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity for use of this image.

Notes:


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.

References:


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.




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