Devario chrysotaeniatus (Chu, 1981)
Devario chrysotaeniatus
photo by Fang, F.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Danioninae
Max. size:  7.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Upper Mekong in China and Laos.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 12-13. Complete lateral line, 2 pairs of short barbels, no infraorbital process, 8-9 branched dorsal fin-rays and 12-13 branched anal fin-rays. Dark mid-lateral stripe from above pelvic to end of median caudal rays. A second, weakly pigmented stripe above mid-lateral one, fading away above anal base. Anteriorly on the sides, the striped pattern not distinct, with a few short, light, thin horizontal stripes scattered over slightly darker ground color (Ref. 43281). A cleithral spot is present immediately posterior to the gill-opening. There is a dark stripe along the dorsal midline, from the nape to the caudal-fin base. Both dorsal and anal fins have a faint submarginal dark stripe (Ref. 37788).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 05 March 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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