Schistura fusinotata Kottelat, 2000
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Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  4.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Xe Kong basin.
Diagnosis:  Anterior nostril pierced on front side of a flap; processus dentiformis present; shallow median notch in both upper and lower lips; lower jaw with a shallow notch; lateral line from complete to reaching only level of pelvic-fin origin; anus about 1-2 eye diameters in front of anal-fin origin; 8.5 branched dorsal-fin rays; 5.5 branched anal-fin rays; caudal fin emarginate, with 8+8 branched rays; axillary pelvic lobe present; body with 11-16 bars, wider than interspaces; a broad midlateral stripe superimposed on bars; in some specimens bars fainter, in other stripe very faint; black bar at caudal-fin base complete, usually quite faint, a small black spot at base of anterior dorsal rays (Ref. 36949).
Biology:  Known from small forest creeks to main rivers (Ref. 36949).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 January 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 16.02.01
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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