IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Biology

Maximum TL was recorded at 20.5 cm (Ref. 2801). Affinities: sympatric with B. bynni occidentalis in Bafing and Upper Niger where they are easily distinguished by the # of scales or absence of the chin lobe. Compared to B. sacratus, B. petitjeani has less scales above the lateral line and a bit longer last simple dorsal-fin ray.

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