Acheilognathus tonkinensis (Vaillant, 1892)
Acheilognathus tonkinensis
photo by Gordon, A.

Family:  Acheilognathidae (Bitterlings)
Max. size:  9.3 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 25.1 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: northern Viet Nam, southern China and Nam Mat basin in Laos.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-14; Anal soft rays: 9-11. Small maxillary barbels; body depth 2.1-2.3 times in SL.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 27 July 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 10.01.00
Modified by: Parakikay, Timothy - 08.10.21

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