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Triplophysa nanpanjiangensis  (Zhu & Cao, 1988)

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

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: known only from the outlets of the subterranean waters near Haijiashao and Laomuge, Zhanyixian County in Yunnan Province of China.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7410)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished by the following characters: mouth arched; lips with fine and shallow furrows; upper lip without median incision; lower lip with a wide and deep median notch; processus dentiformis present, but low; lower jaw without median notch; anterior nostril pierced in the front side of a tube; intestine with a loop immediately behind stomach; lateral line complete, extending to the caudal base; anus is situated about 1.5 eye diameter in front of anal fin origin; caudal fin forked; a series of irregular dark brown blotches before and behind dorsal fin; numerous small dark brown spots on the side from head to caudal fin base; dorsal and caudal fin with small brown spots; posterior chamber of air-bladder absent; and vertebrae 4 + 38 (1 specimen) (Ref. 7410).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Zhou, W. and G.H. Cui, 1993. Status of the scaleless species of Schistura in China, with description of a new species (Teleostei: Balitoridae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 4(1):81-92. (Ref. 7410)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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