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Yunnanilus brevis (Boulenger, 1893)
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Yunnanilus brevis (Boulenger , 1893)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Nemacheilidae ()
Etymology: Yunnanilus: From Yunnan, city on southwest China ;   brevis: From Latin brevis which means short (Ref. 39226 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical; 22°C - 24°C (Ref. 2059 )

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: known only from Inle Lake and the nearby He-Ho plain in the Southern Shan States, Myanmar (Ref. 12040 ). Reported from the Salween basin (Ref. 12041 ).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 94495 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal soft rays : 8. Short lateral line present, with up to 12 pores; cephalic lateral line system present with 3+3 supratemporal and 9 preoperculo-mandibular pores; 16-17 branched caudal rays; caudal peduncle 1.06-1.14 times longer than deep, its length 12.3-13.4% SL, its depth 11.2-11.8% SL; eye diameter 6.2-7.6% SL; body depth 23.4-26.4% SL (Ref. 39226 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in still and slow running waters (Ref. 4832 ). Occurs in a shallow lake, with dense bottom and floating vegetation (Ref. 39226 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Kottelat, M. and X.L. Chu , 1988. Revision of Yunnanilus with description of a miniature species flock and six new species from China (Cypriniformes: Homalopteridae). Environ. Biol. Fish. 23(1/2):65-93. (Ref. 12040 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314 )

  Vulnerable (VU)  (B1ab(iii); D2); Date assessed: 01 March 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans


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Updated: 2019-07-19 02:35:09 gmt
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