Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Cypriniformes > Cyprinidae > Labeo > Labeo victorianus

Labeo victorianus (Ningu; Victoria labeo)

Synonyms: Labeo victorianus victorianus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The ningu (Labeo victorianus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.It is found in Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, and inland deltas.
View Wikipedia Record: Labeo victorianus

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Labeo victorianus


Migration [1]  Potamodromous


Lates niloticus (Victoria perch)[2]


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

Range Map


Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Lake Victoria (Nile drainage basin). There is one record from the Victoria Nile and one from Lake Kyoga.; Ethiopian; Kenya; Lake Victoria; Rwanda; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Uganda;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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