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Triplophysa gejiuensis  (Chu & Chen, 1979)

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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.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 25°N - 21°N

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Asia: subterranean fish found in underground river at Bajianjing, near Qifang of Gejiu, Yunnan, China.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26658)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Eyes degenerated and only with shallow concave; barbels 3 pairs; body naked and without pigment; lateral line pores clear.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Cave-restricted species.

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Proudlove, G.S., 1997. A synopsis of the hypogean fishes of the world. p. 351-354. In Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Speleology, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland. vol. 3. (Ref. 27297)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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