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Scientific Name Pseudexostoma brachysoma  Chu, 1979
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Type Locality Hill stream running into the Nu River, near Laowo, Yunlong Xian, [now Lushi County, Nujiang Prefecture], Yunnan Province, China.
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Size 153mm or 6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Continuous post-labial groove, gill openings not extending onto venter, heterodont dentition (different types of teeth) in both jaws. The outer teeth are shovel-shaped and sparsely arranged in one or two rows whilst the inner teeth are conical and numerous. The tooth patches are separated in the upper jaw. 16–18 branched pectoral rays.
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Distribution Asia: known only from the middle and lower Nujiangn(=Salween) basin, China.
Salween (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica v. 4 (no. 1), pp78 [English p. 81], Fig. 3.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 14 06:04 (species record created: 2006 Oct 06 10:54)