Opsaridium microcephalum

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Opsaridium microcephalum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Opsaridium
Species: O. microcephalum
Binomial name
Opsaridium microcephalum
(Günther, 1864)

Opsaridium microcephalum is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania.[1] Its natural habitats are rivers and freshwater lakes.


  1. ^ Kazembe, J., Magombo, Z., Khawa, D. & Kaunda, E. 2005. Opsaridium microcephalum.2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.