Paracanthocobitis canicula Singer & Page, 2015

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  6.34 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: lower Mekong basin in Cambodia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12. Paracanthocobitis canicula can be diagnosed from all other congeners by the combination of the following characters: complete lateral line; presence of axillary pelvic lobe; male with suborbital groove; well defined, jagged dorsal saddles extending almost to lateral line; large squarish blotches, with medial ventral and dorsal notches, centered just below lateral line; round black caudal spot well below upper margin of caudal peduncle; pelvic fin with 8 rays; caudal fin with 5-7 dark bands (Ref. 102002).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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