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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Acapoeta tanganicae    
Barbus afrovernayi   Spottail barb  
Barbus altianalis   Ripon barbel 
Barbus apleurogramma   East african red finned barb 
Barbus atromaculatus    
Barbus brachygramma   Linespotted ufipa barb 
Barbus brevidorsalis   Dwarf barb  
Barbus eutaenia   Orangefin barb  
Barbus fasciolatus   African banded barb  
Barbus frenatus    
Barbus haasianus   Sickle barb  
Barbus holotaenia    
Barbus humeralis    
Barbus innocens   Inconspicious barb 
Barbus janssensi    
Barbus kamaiae    
Barbus kamalondoensis    
Barbus kerstenii    
Barbus kessleri    
Barbus lineomaculatus   Line-spotted barb 
Barbus luapulae    
Barbus lufukiensis    
Barbus lukindae    
Barbus lukusiensis    
Barbus luluae    
Barbus macrotaenia   Broadband barb  
Barbus marmoratus    
Barbus mattozi    
Barbus miolepis   Zigzag barb  
Barbus multilineatus   Copperstripe barb  
Barbus neefi    
Barbus neumayeri   Neumayer's barb  
Barbus nigrifilis    
Barbus oligogrammus    
Barbus paludinosus   Straightfin barb  
Barbus pellegrini   Pellegrin's barb  
Barbus radiatus radiatus   Redeye barb  
Barbus stappersii    
Barbus taeniopleura    
Barbus trimaculatus   Threespot barb  
Barbus tropidolepis    
Barbus unitaeniatus   Slender barb  
Barbus urostigma    
Chelaethiops congicus    
Chelaethiops elongatus    
Chelaethiops minutus    
Clypeobarbus pleuropholis    
Clypeobarbus pseudognathodon    
Coptostomabarbus wittei   Upjaw barb  
Labeo altivelis   Rednose labeo  
Labeo annectens    
Labeo ansorgii   Cunene labeo  
Labeo chariensis    
Labeo congoro   Purple labeo  
Labeo cylindricus   Redeye labeo 
Labeo dhonti    
Labeo fuelleborni   Fuelleborn's labeo  
Labeo kibimbi    
Labeo kirkii    
Labeo lineatus    
Labeo longipinnis    
Labeo lualabaensis    
Labeo parvus    
Labeo polli    
Labeo quadribarbis    
Labeo rosae    
Labeo simpsoni    
Labeo weeksii   Sicklefin labeo  
Labeobarbus caudovittatus    
Labeobarbus gestetneri    
Labeobarbus platyrhinus    
Labeobarbus stappersii    
Labeobarbus trachypterus    
Labeobarbus tropidolepis    
Leptocypris lujae    
Leptocypris modestus    
Leptocypris weeksii    
Leptocypris weynsii    
Mesobola brevianalis    
Mesobola moeruensis    
Opsaridium ubangiense    
Opsaridium ubangiense    
Opsaridium zambezense    
Opsaridium zambezense   Barred minnow  
Raiamas buchholzi    
Raiamas intermedius    
Raiamas moorii   Lake Rukwa minnow  
Raiamas salmolucius    
Varicorhinus iphthimostoma    
Varicorhinus altipinnis    
Varicorhinus lufupensis    
Varicorhinus macrolepidotus    
Varicorhinus upembensis    
Varicorhinus wittei    

Warning :

This database was established according to official pieces of work and with the help of famous scientists. However, there might be some errors.

The vernacular names were collected in the field and in the colonial literature from the first part of the 20th century. The monks who established the first dictionaries were not necessarily informed naturalists. Therefore, errors must have been committed.

We invite everyone who could help us to improve this working tool to contact us in order to correct us and share her/his knowledge with us.

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