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Triplophysa xiangxiensis  (Yang, Yuan & Liao, 1986)

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

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Asia: Yuan River, China.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 81047)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished by the following characters: eye absent; mouth arched; upper lip smooth and without median incision; lower lip with shallow furrows and a wide median notch; no processus dentiformis; lower jaw without median notch; anterior nostril pierced in the front side of a tube; intestine with a bend immediately behind stomach; lateral line complete, extending to caudal base; anus is situated a small distance in front of anal fin origin; first branched pectoral ray elongated, extending beyond origin of anal fin; caudal fin deeply forked; body and fins whitish; and posterior chamber of air-bladder well developed (Ref. 7410).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Cave-restricted species.

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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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Fisheries: of no interest
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