Schistura balteata (Rendahl, 1948)
Schistura balteata
photo by Ott, G.

 Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
 Max. size:  5.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Distinguished from any other nemacheiline by its unique color pattern consisting of 2-3 thin vertical bars below dorsal fin, 3-5 pairs of round spots in front of dorsal fin along the back and absence of black basal caudal mark (Ref. 39226).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.05.97
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.09.01

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