Schistura atra Kottelat, 1998
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Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  5.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Nam Theun of the Mekong basin in Laos.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Uniform dark blackish brown body (black in life), head and fins; an elongated, pointed nostril flap reaching the eye.
Biology:  Occurs in crevices between large blocks (Ref. 27732).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 12 January 2011 (B1ab(ii,iii,v)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 04.12.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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