Poropuntius angustus Kottelat, 2000
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: No subfamily
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: presently known only from Nam Ou, Nam Tha and Nam Youan basins in Mekong, northern Laos.
Diagnosis:  With 14 predorsal scales; dorsal profile almost horizontal in front of dorsal-fin origin; body shallow, depth 25.3-28.8 %SL; caudal peduncle length 16.9-19.4 %SL, depth 10.7-12.6 %SL; a brown stripe along upper and lower margins of caudal fin, rest of fin dusky to very pale yellow (Ref. 36949).
Biology:  Found mainly in small streams, in forest and in shallow water (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 12 January 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 14.02.01
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.09.02

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