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Hemibarbus mylodon (BERG, 1907)

October 24th, 2014 — 6:34pm
Zhou Hang

Endemic to the Korean peninsula where it occurs throughout North Korea and South Korea.

Type locality is ‘Keumsan River, near Pusan, South Korea.’

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Hemibarbus longirostris (REGAN, 1908)

October 24th, 2014 — 6:15pm
Jeon, Hyungpyo

A predominantly riverine fish preferring clear, well-oxygenated, running waters with substrates of sand, gravel, rock or mud, where adults tend to form schools just above the substrate in slower-moving sections.

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Hemibarbus labeo (PALLAS, 1776)

Barbel Steed

October 24th, 2014 — 5:16pm
Dalgial

This species can be distinguished from other members of the genus by the following combination of characters: absence of dark spots on body in adults; body elongate with slightly convex dorsal profile; head longer than body is deep; snout much longer than postorbital head length; lips well developed, lateral lobes of lower lip broad and thick with folds, median process small; barbel thickness shorter or equal to eye diameter; dorsal spine strong, ⅔ of HL; dorsal-fin origin closer to tip of snout than caudal-fin base base; 15+ gill rakers; 6½ branched anal-fin rays; posterior simple dorsal-fin rays ossified and spinous.

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Hemibarbus maculatus BLEEKER, 1871

Spotted Steed

October 24th, 2014 — 12:48pm
http://ffish.asia

Widepread in eastern Asia between the Yangtze and Amur river basins, including China (mainland and islands of Taiwan and Hainan), Korea, Mongolia, Russia, and Japan. It probably been introduced to Vietnam and Laos, or records from these countries represent another species.

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Hampala bimaculata (POPTA, 1905)

October 23rd, 2014 — 7:08pm
Michael Lo

Predominantly a riverine fish preferring clear, well-oxygenated, running waters with substrates of sand, gravel, rock or mud, typically flowing through tropical forest.

In the habitat seen in our images sympatric fish species included Barbonymus balleroides, B. collingwoodi, Cyclocheilichthys repasson, C. apogon, Diplocheilichthys pleurotaenia, Garra borneensis, Leptobarbus hosii, and an unidentified Gastromyzon sp.

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Folifer brevifilis (PETERS, 1881)

October 19th, 2014 — 1:33pm
Nonn Panitvong/Siamensis.org

This species is widely-distributed in the Mekong river system in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, Salween and Ayeyarwaddy rivers in southern China, Myanmar, and Thailand, plus various smaller basins in Vietnam and China. It has also been recorded from the islands of Hainan and Hong Kong.

Type locality is given as ‘China: sent from Hong Kong’.

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Esomus danrica (HAMILTON, 1822)

Flying Barb

October 19th, 2014 — 12:44pm
Balaram Mahalder

Found in various types of habitat but shows a marked preference for shallow, slow-moving and standing waters such as rice paddies and other temporally-inundated environments with dense aquatic vegetation.

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Esomus longimanus (LUNEL, 1881)

Mekong Flying Barb

October 19th, 2014 — 11:39am
Martin Grimm

Known from the Mekong river basin in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, the Tonlé Sap river and lake system in Cambodia, and smaller, coastal drainages in southeast Thailand. Records from Peninsular Malaysia are likely to refer to other species.

Type locality is given simply as ‘Cambodia’.

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Acrossocheilus parallens (NICHOLS, 1931)

August 23rd, 2014 — 4:34pm
Zhou Hang

Members of the genus are characterised by possessing a particular number of dark vertical bar on each flank, and A. parallens belongs to a group of species with five or six such bars, each of which is two scales in width. Congeners sharing this pattern include A. fasciatus, A. hemispinus (in juveniles only), A. jishouensis, A. kreyenbergii, A. paradoxus, A. spinifer, A. wenchowensis, and A. wuyiensis.

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Acrossocheilus iridescens (NICHOLS & POPE, 1927)

August 23rd, 2014 — 1:45pm
Zhou Hang

A. iridescens and its closest relative A. longipinnis can be distinguished from all other barred species of Acrossocheilus by the following characters: wider (vs. narrower) black vertical bars on the flank in adults, each five to eight (vs. no more than four) scales in width; a horse-shoe shaped (vs. arched) mouth gape; rostral barbel located posteriorly (vs. anteriorly) to a horizontal line through the anteriormost margin of the lower jaw; two postlabial grooves extending anteromedially beyond (vs. away from) a horizontal line through the roots of the rostral barbels.

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