Nemacheilus arenicolus Kottelat, 1998
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  6.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Nam Theun of the Mekong basin in Laos.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-8. With 7-11 large blotches along mid-dorsal line and 8-13 along the middle of the sides; hyaline fins; a roundish black spot at base of upper principal caudal rays; a vertically elongated black blotch along lower half of caudal-fin base (Ref. 27732).
Biology:  Usually associated with sandy substrate with moderate current (Ref. 27732).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 January 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 04.12.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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