Rasbora steineri Nichols & Pope, 1927
Chinese rasbora
Rasbora steineri
photo by Nip, T.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Rasborinae
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 10 - 15
Distribution:  Asia: Laos, Viet Nam and southeastern China.
Diagnosis:  Having a narrow (width less than 1 scale row) dark lateral stripe from opercle to end of median caudal rays; dorsal fin without blotch; 4 1/2 scales between lateral line and origin of dorsal fin (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 08 August 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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