Acheilognathus changtingensis Yang, Zhu, Xiong & Liu, 2011
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Family:  Acheilognathidae (Bitterlings)
Max. size:  6.364 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Hanjiang River in Fujian Province, southeastern China.
Diagnosis:  Can be distinguished by the following combination of characters: three simple and 15 (occasionally 14) branched dorsal-fin rays; three simple and 12 (occasionally 11) branched anal-fin rays; dorsal fin pale and anal fin slightly pale; white spots on anal-fin rays forming a transverse band, and anal fin margined with white band in males. Possesses unique characters which include many dispersed black spots on the dorsal, anal, pelvic, caudal fins, and on the head (Ref. 86410).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.03.11

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