Pareuchiloglanis nebulifer Ng & Kottelat, 2000
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Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
Max. size:  9.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Nam Xam and Nam Ma basins in Laos; expected to occur in adjacent areas of Viet Nam.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 6-6; Vertebrae: 39-41. Can be differentiated from Pareuchiloglanis macrotrema and P. poilanei in having a unique combination of the following characters: preanal distance 73.0-73.4 %SL, adipose fin length 28.3-30.9 %SL, caudal peduncle depth 5.7-7.7 %SL, head length 22.5-23.8 %SL, head width 18.2-19.6 %SL, interorbital distance 29.3-35.6 %HL, and adipose fin not contiguous with caudal fin; caudal fin with 7+7-8 rays; brown on dorsal and lateral surfaces of head and body, light yellow on ventral region; dorsal surfaces of head and body with a series of small light-yellow patches; dorsal and caudal fins brown; dorsal surfaces of pectoral and pelvic fins brown, with anal fin and ventral surfaces of pectoral and pelvic fins light yellow; in life, reddish brown with yellowish belly, body markings yellowish brown (Ref. 37037).
Biology:  Found in small cascading creeks in forest (Ref. 37037).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 12 January 2011 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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