Poropuntius consternans Kottelat, 2000
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  12.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Xe Kong tributaries on Bolaven Plateau in Laos.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8. Distinguished from the other species of the genus by its narrower head, snout and head, hypertrophied lips, very pointed snout and 13 predorsal scales (Ref. 36949). Dorsal fin with 7 branched rays; uniformly dark greenish body in life; caudal fin without noticeable marks (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 11 November 2011 (B1ab(ii,iii,v)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 14.02.01
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.09.21

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