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Malolotja Nature Reserve - Fauna - Fishes Checklist

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.

Malolotja Fishes Checklist

Labeo molybdinus  du Plessis, 1963

   Cyprinidae (Barbs, yellowfish, labeos)
   (Leaden labeo)
Status: Abundant
Swaziland information for this species: Abundant in all rivers throughout Swaziland except in the highveld region. Currently recorded from Komati and Mbuluzi systems where it was not found by Clay (op. cit).

More information on this species on Fishbase.org

Photographer: U de V Pienaar
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.

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Malolotja Nature Reserve:
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Mantenga Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1151
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Magadzavane Lodge
Mlawula Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Fax: 2343 5111
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz