A new cave-dwelling loach, Triplophysa xichouensis sp. nov. (Teleostei Nemacheilidae) from Yunnan, China.

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A new cave-dwelling loach of the genus Triplophysa, T. xichouensis, is described from an outlet of a subterranean river in Xisa Town, Xichou County, Yunnan Province, China. It can be distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: dorsal-fin rays iii, 8; anal-fin rays ii, 6; pectoral-fin rays i, 9 or 10; pelvic-fin rays i, 5 or 6; branched… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13201

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@article{Liu2017ANC, title={A new cave-dwelling loach, Triplophysa xichouensis sp. nov. (Teleostei Nemacheilidae) from Yunnan, China.}, author={S. W. Liu and X. F. Pan and J. X. Yang and X. Y. Chen}, journal={Journal of fish biology}, year={2017}, volume={90 3}, pages={834-846} }