Physoschistura tigrinum Lokeshwor & Vishwanath, 2012
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  7.36 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Changa River, Chindwin drainage in Manipur, India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-13; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Diagnosed from other species of Physoschistura in having the following combination of characters: side of body with 12-14 irregular light reddish brown bars (few become broken and forming blotches); back with 5-6 reddish brown irregular saddles; lateral line complete with 90-94 pores; caudal fin with 9+8 branched rays; axillary pelvic-fin lobe present but not prominent; male with suborbital flap; preoperculomandibular canal with 10 pores (Ref. 93078).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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