Schistura antennata Freyhof & Serov, 2001
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  7.36 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: River Lam, Viet Nam.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Outer rostral barbels very long, reaching lower front corner of opercle; 8+8 branched caudal-fin rays; nostril flap pointed, reaching eye; body dark brown, 6-15 white or yellow bars most prominent in postdorsal body.
Biology:  Found in streams; restricted to microhabitats with moderate flowing water and never in riffles or waterfalls. Associated with S. hingi and Oreoglanis sp. (Sisoridae).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 11 August 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.12.01
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 18.12.02

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