Poropuntius solitus Kottelat, 2000
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  9.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Xe Nam Noy basin in Mekong, Laos.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8. With 11-12 predorsal scales; lips not hypertrophied; mouth arched; sheath on lower jaw without sharp edge; color plain olive brown with reticulate pattern; a midlateral stripe from a point about halfway between gill-opening and dorsal-fin origin to base of caudal fin; submarginal stripes along upper and lower margin of caudal fin (Ref. 36949). Dorsal fin with 7 branched rays; caudal fin without noticeable marks (Ref. 43281).
Biology:  Reaches up to at least 9.2 cm SL (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 11 November 2011 (B1ab(i,iii,v)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 14.02.01
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.09.02
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.09.02

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