Osteochilus salsburyi Nichols & Pope, 1927
photo by CAFS

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  20.1 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 114.4 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Laos, northern Viet Nam and southern China.
Diagnosis:  Presence of dark mid-lateral stripe from gill opening to caudal base, usually not very contrasted; in adults, faintly distinct only on posterior half of body; 10-11 branched dorsal rays; caudal fin greyish; no tubercle at tip of snout (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 August 2010 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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