Paracanthocobitis linypha Singer & Page, 2015
Sewing needle zipper loach
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  4.29 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Irrawaddy and Sittang basins in Myanmar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11. Paracanthocobitis linypha can be diagnosed from all other congeners in having 10-14 thin dark bars (sometimes alternating short and long bars) on side of body much narrower than interspaces (Ref. 102002).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Found in the Irrawaddy and Sittang basins (Ref. 102002).

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