Acheilognathus deignani (Smith, 1945)
Acheilognathus deignani
photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Family:  Acheilognathidae (Bitterlings)
Max. size:  5.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin and northern Viet Nam.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal soft rays: 10-11. Comparatively blunt snout; small maxillary barbels (Ref. 43281).
Biology:  Occurs in creeks.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 January 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.05.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.09.02
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.09.02

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