Oreonectes macrolepis Huang, Du, Chen & Yang, 2009
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  7.55 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Pearl River drainage in Guangxi, China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Diagnosed from all other species of the genus by having body entirely covered by scales, except between pectoral fins and pelvic fins, 5-12 pores on lateral line, 3+7 infraorbital pores and 7-8 supraorbital on cephalic lateral line system, head length 2.3-2.7 times head width in nose; head length 1.4-1.8 times maximum head width; standard length 7.0-10.8 times caudal-peduncle depth (Ref. 81968).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.08.09
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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