Crossocheilus obscurus Tan & Kottelat, 2009
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  13.88 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: middle Batang Hari drainage in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Diagnosed from other Southeast Asian species of Crossocheilus by the following combination of characters: one pair of rostral barbels, maxillary barbels absent; midlateral stripe with edges not sharply contrasted, slightly curved downward, obscured in largest individuals, continued on median caudal-fin rays, reaching posterior margin; black mark between anus and anal fin absent; mouth width 30-36 % HL; and size reaches up to at least 14 cm SL (Ref. 81211). Description: Dorsal fin with 3 simple and 8½ branched rays; anal fin with 2 simple and 5 ½ branched rays (Ref. 81211).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 27 January 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.07.09

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