Drakensberg minnow

It is endemic to Lesotho, and threatened by habitat destruction and the impact of invasive species.

The Drakensberg minnow lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Drakensberg minnow is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

the endemic Drakensberg minnow (Pseudobarbus quathlambae) exists for the Park, the species has not been subsequently recorded as being present, although it does occur in Lesotho close to the border of the Park. More

Common names

Drakensberg minnow in English
Drakensberg-rooivlerkie in Afrikaans
Maluti minnow in English
Maluti-rooivlerkie in Afrikaans
Parmička natalská in Czech (česky)
Pseudobarbus quathlambae in Catalan (Català)
夸氏拟魮 in Mandarin Chinese
夸氏擬魮 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Pseudobarbus
Species : Pseudobarbus quathlambae
Authority : Barnard, 1938