Paracobitis maolanensis Li, Ran & Chen, 2006
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  5.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Cave Maolan in Guizhou, China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Similar to Paracobitis longibarbatus and Paracobitis posterodorsalus, but distinguished from the latter by the following characters: nose without barbel; delicate mouth barbel; formation of exceptional pectoral fin; and caudal fin deeply forked (Ref. 76748). Description: Dorsal fin iii,8; Anal fin ii,5; Pectoral fin i+11; and Pelvic fin i+5 (Ref. 76748).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.06.08
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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