Onychostoma elongatum (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1934)
photo by FAO

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Acrossocheilinae
Max. size:  11.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Laos and Viet Nam.
Diagnosis:  Horny sheath of lower jaw without a sharp, cutting edge; body slender, depth 4.5-4.8 times in SL; two pairs of barbels present (maxillary barbels very small); last simple dorsal ray slender and not serrated posteriorly (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 27 April 2010 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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