Cobitis stenocauda Chen & Chen, 2013

Family:  Cobitidae (Spined loaches)
Max. size:  9.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: River Xinjiang in China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5. This species can be diagnosed from other congeners by its heart-shaped lamina circularis and body scales almost round, with a large excentric focal area (Ref. 95089).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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