Pseudosinocyclocheilus jinxiensis (Zheng, Xiu & Yang, 2013)

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  12.37 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Xiaolong Spring in Jinxi County, Guangxi, China.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from other species of Sinocyclocheilus by the following combination of characters: body completely scaled with 38-41lateral line scales; vestigial eyes with only a black spot left which covered by fat; barbels short, rostral barbels 2.3-3.5 % SL, and maxillary barbel 3.1-4.1 % SL; 13 gill rakers on first gill arch; pectoral fin long, extending beyond pelvic-fin origin; eight to nine dorsal fin branched rays, last unbranched dorsal-fin ray soft with serrations on posterior edge of its lower part (Ref. 93154).
Biology:  Inhabits deep pool of a spring. Syntopic with Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus 1758, Silurus asotus Linnaeus 1758, Carassius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758), Opsariichthys bidens G√ľnther 1873, and Yunnanilus jinxiensis Zhu, Du & Chen, 2009 (Ref. 93154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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