Schizothorax nudiventris

The Schizothorax nudiventris lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Schizothorax nudiventris also lives in southern China, but in the upper parts of the Mekong River drainage. The Mekong basin is one of the richest areas of biodiversity in the world. More

Schizothorax nudiventris is distinguished from S. heterophysallidos and S. beipanensis in having only the proximal 3/4 (vs. entirety) of the last unbranched dorsal-fin ray strong; pelvic-fin origin opposite or posterior (vs. More

Schizothorax nudiventris lives in the upper Mekong River drainage in southern China and has a blunt snout, thin upper lip, well-developed and trilobed lower lip, continuous postlabial groove and a scaleless abdomen in mature individuals. More

Schizothorax nudiventris is named after its scaleless abdomen (latin nudus=naked and venter=abdomen). More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Schizothorax
Species : Schizothorax nudiventris
Authority : Yang, Chen & Yang,2009