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Range DescriptionBarbus brevidorsalis is known from the Congo to Botswana.
Central Africa: This species is known from the southern tributaries of the Congo River basin.
Southern Africa: It occurs in swamps in the upper Zambezi system and in small forest streams in the extreme north west of Zambia (Tweddle et al. 2004). It is also found in the upper reaches of the Okavango, Kafue, Quanza and southern tributaries of the Congo system (Skelton 2001).