Schistura kloetzliae Kottelat, 2000
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 Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
 Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Nam Youan basin in Laos and Yunnan, China.
 Diagnosis:  Anterior nostril pierced on front side of a flap; processus dentiformis present; both lips finely pleated; upper lip with a median incision, lower lip interrupted medially, lateral line almost complete; 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 pale yellowish brown, with 6 large black blotches along lateral line, superimposed over a greyish axial stripe, each of them connected with blotches along dorsal midline; blotches on dorsal midline more or less connected to each other to form an irregular stripe; a black bar shortly in front of extremity of caudal peduncle; a short black bar on lower half of caudal-fin base; a black spot near base of uppermost 3 principal rays; two vertical rows of black spots on caudal-fin rays; one row of spots on dorsal-fin rays, one row of faint spots on anal and pectoral-fin rays (Ref. 36949).
 Biology:  Found in riffles (Ref. 36949).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Boden, Gert - 16.02.01
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.04.13

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