Chagunius baileyi Rainboth, 1986
photo by Panitvong, N.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  30 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Salween basin (Ref. 26580). Recorded from Myanmar and Thailand (Ref. 4832).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Body depth more than head length; mouth narrow and subterminal; 2 long pairs barbels; eye diameter 3 to 3.4 times in head; dorsal spine strong and coarsely serrated, its denticles strong and recurved; scales medium-size; transverse scale rows 9/8; circumferential scales 36 (Ref. 4832).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 23 February 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.05.96
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 18.09.14

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