Semilabeo obscurus in China
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations protected Ref. Wang, S. (ed.), 1998
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance scarce (very unlikely) Ref. Wang, S. (ed.), 1998

Known from Xijiang River system from Bama and Baise of Guangxi to Fuyuan, Yiliang and Yuanjiang rivers in Yunnan. Flesh is tender and with good flavour. Caught in caves through electrical, poisonous and bombing methods. Listed as class II protected animal in Yunnan Province (Ref. 45563). Also Ref. 45621, 45679.

States/Provinces Guangxi (native), Yunnan (native)
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
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