Ripon Falls barb
August 27, 2016
Scientific name:
Rastineobola argentea
Description:
Body strongly compressed, mouth terminal with low jaws. Possess no barbels and no lips. Lateral line curves low on body. Dorsal fin inserted almost entirely above anal fin. Intensely silver in colour. All fins clear except caudal which is yellow. Distinct Mid lateral stripe appears after death.
Distribution:
Lake Victoria (Endemic)
Food:
Feeds On Zooplankton.