Yunnanilus cruciatus (Rendahl, 1944)
Yunnanilus cruciatus
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  3.42 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Viet Nam.
Diagnosis:  Differs from all its congeners by the following combination of characters: distinct vertical bars on body; 8 branched dorsal fin rays; one pair of large papillae in median part of upper lip; lower posterior margin of opercle with 3-4 prominent indentations (Ref. 40772)
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 07 April 2014 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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