Oreonectes polystigmus Du, Chen & Yang, 2008

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  5.77 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Dabu Village, Guilin City in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal soft rays: 7-7; Vertebrae: 34-37. Diagnosed by the following characters: anterior and posterior nostrils separated by short distance; anterior nostril elongated into barbel-like structure; tip of anterior nostril extending middle of posterior nostril; caudal fin rounded; body and belly completely with scales; incomplete lateral line with 6-8 pores; cephalic lateral-line system with 7 supraorbital, 4 +7 infraorbital pores; exhibits sexual dimorphism with males having genital papilla located immediately posterior to anus; gonads opens at end of fleshy prominence (Ref. 75196). Description: D iii,6-7; A ii,5; P i+10; V i+6 (Ref. 75196).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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