Triplophysa tenuis (Day, 1877)

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  17 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Helmand watershed in Afghanistan (Ref. 31729), Tarim River system and Gansu Corridor in China (Ref. 51717) and Iran (Ref. 39702).
Biology:  Occurs in backwater of streams, lakes and pools over sandy or muddy bottom (Ref. 51717). Length type refers to body length and is assumed in TL.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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