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Triplophysa longibarbata  (Chen, Yang, Sket & Aljancic, 1998)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Nemacheilidae ()
Etymology: Triplophysa: Greek, triplos = thrice + Greek, physa = tube (Ref. 45335).

Issue
The species Oreonectes translucens is valid and not a synonym of this species according to Romero et al. (2009) but we need to wait that their paper is validly published.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Asia: China.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75196)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8. Distinguished from all other species of the genus by having the following combination of characters: eyes absent; snout pointed; tubular flap of anterior nostril elongated into barbel-like structure, posterior nostril borders anterior one. Long and narrow pectoral fin, almost extending to pelvic-fin origin; pelvic fin reaching slightly beyond anus; caudal peduncle with developed caudal-adipose keel; body entirely lacking scales and color; dorsal fin with 8 branched rays; anal fin with 6 branched rays; pelvic fin with 6 branched rays and caudal fin with 16 branched rays (Ref. 75196).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Cave-restricted species.

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Du, L.-N., X.-Y. Chen and J.-X. Yang, 2008. A review of the nemacheilinae genus Oreonectes Günther with descriptions of two new species (Teleostei: Balitoridae). Zootaxa 1729:23-36. (Ref. 75196)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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