Schistura rupecula McClelland, 1838
photo by Jha, B.R.

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  8.52 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: India. Reported from Nepal (Ref. 12045).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults inhabit shallow water riffles and spring pools (Ref. 12045). Found in small streams with pebbly bottom (Ref. 41236).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 January 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.07.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.18
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.04.00

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