Line-spotted barb

The Line-spotted Barb (Barbus lineomaculatus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are rivers, intermittent rivers, and inland deltas. More

minnow and the provincially scarce line-spotted barb occur in the Mukhase River. When conditions permit, these species move into the Mbwedi, Mutshindudi and Luvuvhu Rivers. * Both warm and cool water species are present. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Barbus
Species : Barbus urostigma
Authority : Boulenger, 1903