Description:Caudal peduncle is very long and slim. The adipose
fin begins above the centre of the anal fin, and the
caudal fin is moderately sickle-shaped, its lobes
roughly the same size. Colouration:
Body is yellowish with grey overtones on the back.
A number of indistinct darker spots are superimposed
on the background. The fins exibit more or less well
transverse bands. Habitat: Preferred
habitat is not known, but occurs in small rivers with
running water. Biology is not known in detail, but
species of this genus are adapted to live in rapids.
Etymology: Angolensis meaning from
Only known from the Benguella area (type locality)
and in the upper reaches in the Lucala River (Lower
Kwanza River system). No obvious known threats. Data
scarce. (IUCN 2007).
River system and the interior of Benguella, Angola
. Type locality: The interior of
Benguella, at an altitude of 4000–5000 feet,
7.0.cm (2¾ins) T.L.
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