Pethia stoliczkana (Day, 1871)
Pethia stoliczkana
photo by Kullander, S.O.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: upper Mekong basin in Laos, Thailand and Myanmar; Salween, Irrawaddy, Meklong and upper Chao Phraya basins.
Diagnosis:  Flank behind gill opening with vertically elongated black blotch; caudal peduncle with vertically elongated black blotch; dorsal fin of sexually active male red with black margin and two rows of black spots; no barbels; last simple dorsal ray serrated posteriorly (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 March 2010 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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