Plesiomyzon baotingensis Zheng & Chen, 1980
Plesiomyzon baotingensis
photo by Bitter, F.

Family:  Gastromyzontidae (Hillstream loaches)
Max. size:  3.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to the drainages in Hainan Island, China.
Diagnosis:  Head small and depressed; mouth small, deeply arch and without rostral groove and fold in front of mouth. Caudal fin deeply concave; pectoral fin wide and long; pelvic fin not forming sucker-shape. Body brownish yellow and with irregular black spots.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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