Smallscale yellowfish

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Smallscale yellowfish
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Cyprininae
Genus: Labeobarbus
Species: L. polylepis
Binomial name
Labeobarbus polylepis
(Boulenger, 1907)[2]
  • Barbus polylepis Boulenger, 1907
  • Barbus elephantis Boulenger, 1907
  • Barbus lineolatus Gilchrist & Thompson, 1913

The smallscale yellowfish (Labeobarbus polylepis) is a South African species of freshwater fish in the cyprinid family. It is native to the Limpopo, Incomati and Pongolo drainages.


  1. ^ Engelbrecht, J.; Bills, R.; Cambray, J. (2007). "Labeobarbus polylepis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2007: e.T63295A12639376. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2007.RLTS.T63295A12639376.en. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Labeobarbus polylepis" in FishBase. April 2006 version.