Poropuntius opisthopterus (Wu, 1977)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  28.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater,
Distribution:  Asia: Nujiang river system in Yunnan, China.
Diagnosis:  Differs from P. carinatus in having a somewhat smaller head and smaller eye, and in lacking a stripe on body above the lateral line and submarginal stripes on caudal fin lobes; The 28.6 cm syntype has 10 gill rakers on outer edge of the first gill arch (Ref. 35912).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.01.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.09.21
Checked by: Kullander, Fang Fang - 28.01.05

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