Onychostoma lepturus (Boulenger, 1900)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Acrossocheilinae
Max. size:  23.82 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: Laos, Viet Nam, China.
Diagnosis:  Body golden yellowish with a dark mid-lateral stripe, broader and most conspicuous above pectoral; sometimes a few thinner stripes below mid-lateral stripe; large adults with a transverse row of 4-6 large tubercles on tip of snout; wide mouth, width about 1.5 times in maximum head width; barbels absent in adults; last simple dorsal ray slender, and finely serrated posteriorly in large adults; caudal peduncle 2.0-2.8 times longer than deep (Ref. 43281).
Biology:  Adults inhabit streams with swift and clear waters (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 28 April 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.01.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.09.21
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 30.05.21

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