Glyptothorax honghensis Li, 1984
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Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
Max. size:  8.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: northeastern Laos, Red River basin in Viet Nam and Yunnan.
Diagnosis:  Body with 2 dark saddles, at dorsal origin and under adipose; rest of the body with irregular spots and blotches. Neural spines distally expanded, forming a row of low bumps between dorsal and adipose (distinct in larger specimens only). Anal origin under adipose origin (Ref. 43281).
Biology:  Inhabits swift, flowing streams.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 12 August 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 14.02.03
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 05.07.07

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