Poropuntius deauratus (Valenciennes, 1842)
Poropuntius deauratus
photo by Warren, T.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: apparently endemic to an area south of Hue, Viet Nam.
Diagnosis:  Caudal fin very pale yellow (live specimens), with dark upper and lower margins; specimens at least 6 cm SL with well developed breeding tubercles on lower half of the posterior part of body; last simple dorsal fin ray slender, with a very weak serration along its posterior margin (Ref. 36949).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 04 September 2010 (A2ac) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 14.06.97
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.03.03
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.06.01

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