Tuberoschistura cambodgiensis Kottelat, 1990
Tuberoschistura cambodgiensis
photo by FAO

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin in Cambodia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-16; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Distinguished from its only congener T. baenzigeri by having 12 1/2 branched dorsal rays (versus 9-10 1/2); anus situated under branched dorsal rays 6-7; distance from anus to anal fin origin less than length of base of dorsal fin (Ref. 39226). With a few large dark spots on a nearly white background (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Inhabits sandy-bottomed streams. Probably attains up to 4 cm (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 January 2011 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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