Plesiomyzon baotingensis Zheng & Chen, 1980
photo by Bitter, F.

Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
Max. size:  3.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to the drainages in Hainan Island, China.
Diagnosis:  Head small and depressed; mouth small, deeply arch and without rostral groove and fold in front of mouth. Caudal fin deeply concave; pectoral fin wide and long; pelvic fin not forming sucker-shape. Body brownish yellow and with irregular black spots.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.02.00
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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