Oreonectes retrodorsalis Lan, Yang & Chen, 1995
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  3.84 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: outlet of an underground river at Long-li Village in Nandan, Guangxi, China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Distinguished from other species by having the following characters: head compressed; eyes present; dorsal-fin origin behind the pelvic-fin origin; entire body and belly covered by scales; incomplete lateral line with 3-4 pores; cephalic lateral-line system reduced, with only 2+4 infraorbital pores; caudal fin emarginate (Ref. 75196). Description: D iv,7; A iv,5; P i+10; V i+7 (Ref. 75196).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.06.03
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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