Enteromius deserti

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Enteromius deserti
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Enteromius
E. deserti
Binomial name
Enteromius deserti
(Pellegrin, 1909)

Barbus deserti Pellegrin, 1909

Enteromius deserti is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Enteromius. It is found in permanent, spring fed oases and their associated temporary flows in wadis in the Tassili and Ahaggar mountains in southern Algeria. It formerly occurred in the Tibesti Mountains in southern Libya but are believed to have been extirpated from there.[1]


  1. ^ a b Azeroual, A (2010). "Barbus deserti". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 2010: e.T182057A7782542. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T182057A7782542.en.