Typhlobarbus nudiventris Chu & Chen, 1982
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  45.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: China (circa 24°N 102°E, Ref. 5326).
Diagnosis:  Body semitransparent and faint reddish, fins transparent but caudal fin grayish and with gray edge. Front nostril opening with a short tube and separated with rear nostril opening by a valve; eyes socket located in center of head, slightly caved-in, filled with adipose; eyeball extremely degenerated; barbels 2 pairs (Ref. 45536).
Biology:  Cave-restricted species.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (D2) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 31.07.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.09.21
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 29.09.98

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