Sinocyclocheilus jinxiensis Zheng, Xiu & Yang, 2013
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 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
 Max. size:  12.37 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Xiaolong Spring in Jinxi County, Guangxi, China.
 Diagnosis:  Distinguished from other species of Sinocyclocheilus by the following combination of characters: body completely scaled with 38-41lateral line scales; vestigial eyes with only a black spot left which covered by fat; barbels short, rostral barbels 2.3-3.5 % SL, and maxillary barbel 3.1-4.1 % SL; 13 gill rakers on first gill arch; pectoral fin long, extending beyond pelvic-fin origin; eight to nine dorsal fin branched rays, last unbranched dorsal-fin ray soft with serrations on posterior edge of its lower part (Ref. 93154).
 Biology:  Inhabits deep pool of a spring. Syntopic with Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus 1758, Silurus asotus Linnaeus 1758, Carassius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758), Opsariichthys bidens G√ľnther 1873, and Yunnanilus jinxiensis Zhu, Du & Chen, 2009 (Ref. 93154).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.07.13
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.09.13

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