Sinilabeo hummeli Zhang, Kullander & Chen, 2006
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  19.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Upper Yangtze River basin in China.
Diagnosis:  Diagnosis: Possess the following unique characters: presence of a vomer-palatine organ; neural complex of Weberian apparatus in direct contact with supraoccipital region of skull; a terete process of basioccipital bone; a superficial labial fold (or lower lip) developed posterior to lower jaw; a rostral fold papillose with a greatly crenulated distal margin, disconnected with lower lip at corner of mouth; a lower lip separated from lower jaw by a groove extending along entire lower jaw, with a free anterior margin exteriorly papillated; a lower jaw covered with a thick, cornified sheath, with a sharp margin; mouth inferior, slightly arch-shaped; two pairs of minute barbels; pharyngeal teeth triserial (ref. 57027).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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