Cyclocheilichthys schoppeae Cervancia & Kottelat, 2007

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  10.37 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Barbacan, Abongan and Babuyan drainages in northern Palawan, Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal soft rays: 8-8
Biology:  Inhabits streams, medium and large rivers with clear, slowly moving to relatively fast flowing water, with gravel and muddy substrate. Feeds on shrimps, worms, insect larvae and detritus (Ref. 57971).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 12 September 2020 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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