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Balantiocheilos ambusticauda (Burnt tail fish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Balantiocheilos ambusticauda (the burnt-tailed barb or Siamese bala-shark) is a possibly extinct freshwater fish species from the Cyprinidae family. It is or was endemic to the Mae Klong and Chao Phraya River basins in Thailand.
View Wikipedia Record: Balantiocheilos ambusticauda

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Balantiocheilos ambusticauda

Distribution

Southeast Asia: Lower and middle Mekong and Chao Phraya river drainages in mainland Southeast Asia. The original distribution of this species included the Chao Phraya River drainage from Bangkok upriver to the lower Nan River (Smith, 1945) and in the Meko; Southeast Asia: Lower and middle Mekong and Chao Phraya river drainages in mainland Southeast Asia. The original distribution of this species included the Chao Phraya River drainage from Bangkok upriver to the lower Nan River (Smith, 1945) and in the Mekong from Viet Nam and the Great Lake (Tonle Sap) to the lower Nam Ngum River (Taki, 1968). The specimen identified as <i>Balantiocheilus</i> from Chiengmai by Fowler (1934: 127) is actually a juvenile <i>Poropuntius</i>.;

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