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  • Clupisoma sinense
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Scientific Name Clupisoma sinense  (Huang, 1981)
Common Name
Type Locality Pu-Er County, Xiaoganlanba, Simao Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China.
Pronunciation kloop ee sow mah
Etymology Clupisoma: Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the sacles covering the body of the fish + Greek, soma = body. 
Down arrow Species Information
Size 310mm or 12.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: main stem of the Mekong as far upstream as Yunnan Province, China. Also found in the Pahang River, Malaysia.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica v. 6 (no. 4), pp 437 [440], Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2014 Nov 19 12:46 (species record created: 2014 Nov 15 13:36)