Liobagrus kingi Tchang, 1935
Liobagrus kingi
photo by CAFS

Family:  Amblycipitidae (Torrent catfishes)
Max. size:  9.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Yunnan, China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 10-10. Snout blunt, rounded and depressed; eyes small and nearer to tip of snout. Barbels 4 pairs; body naked and without lateral line; head and fins with thick skin. Caudal fin rounded.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 (B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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