Spinibarbus denticulatus (Oshima, 1926)
Spinibarbus denticulatus
photo by CAFS

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Spinibarbinae
Max. size:  41.5 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,000.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Laos, northern Viet Nam and southeastern China, Hainan.
Diagnosis:  Anal fin with 5 1/2 branched rays; a forward directed spine in front of dorsal fin origin; post-labial groove interrupted in middle; absence of conspicuous dark marks on body and fins (Ref. 43281).
Biology:  Adults live in the deep pools of streams.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 September 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.08.95
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 05.06.12
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.10.02

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