Poropuntius alloiopleurus (Vaillant, 1893)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: No subfamily
Max. size:  40 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Laos, Viet Nam and China.
Diagnosis:  Forward directed spine in front of dorsal origin; lower lip very thick, with complete post-labial groove; 4 faint, incomplete bars in juveniles (Ref. 43281). Deepest part of body situated in origin of dorsal fin and abdomen slightly rounded; snout blunt; barbels 2 pairs, rostral one thin and maxillary one quite thick and strong (Ref. 45536).
Biology:  Length reaches to at least 40 cm SL (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 16.12.99
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.08.14
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.09.02

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