Sinogastromyzon puliensis Liang, 1974
Sinogastromyzon puliensis
photo by Liao, T.-Y.

Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6.19999980926514 - 10.8999996185303; depth range 0 - 10 m
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Taiwan.
Biology:  Prefers a wide range of velocities between 0.8-2 m/s; over small rocks or pebbles and big rocks and at depths of between 20-60 cm. Optimal habitat preferred is at 60 cm depth and water velocity at 1.6 m/s with a substrate of small rocks (Ref. 42926).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (D2) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Wang, Shen-Shih - 28.03.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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