Schistura callidora Bohlen & Ŝlechtová, 2011
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Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  4.15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6.5
Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Myit Nge River drainage, Irrawaddy basin in Myanmar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Differs from all its congeners by the combination of the following characters: dorsal midline of the caudal peduncle with a prominent skin crest (skin crest 15-19 % of caudal peduncle depth), but no skin crest on the ventral midline of the caudal peduncle; 8 1/2-10 1/2 branched dorsal-fin rays; caudal fin deeply forked; and flank with 12-17 vertical bars, thin and densely set between opercle and dorsal-fin origin but broad and widely set under and behind base of dorsal fin (Ref. 87201).
Biology:  Found at the mouth of a stream up to 20 m wide with substrate consisting of a mixture of gravel, stones and boulders of up to 30 cm diameter with few larger stones and with a maximum water depth of 50 cm (Ref. 87201).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.07.11
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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