Poropuntius burtoni (Mukerji, 1933)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: India and Myanmar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Lateral line scales 34-38; lateral transverse scales 6/1/4; predorsal scales 12-13; body depth 26.3-29.8% of SL; and dorsal fin height 22.6-28.5% of SL (Ref. 42980). Description: D. iv,8; P. i,16; V. i,8; A. iii,6 (Ref. 42980).
Biology:  Inhabits hill streams and rivers at foot hills (Ref. 41236).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.02.03
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.08.05

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