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Barbodes pachycheilus Herre

Thick-lipped Barbel (Barbodes pachycheilus)  

The Thick-lipped Barbel was endemic to Lake Lanao on the island of Mindanao, Philippines.  

The species is known only from the type specimen that was collected in 1921, it was never recorded again and is considered most likely extinct.  


The local name of the fish was Bongkaong.  


edited: 27.03.2017