Schistura bolavenensis

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Schistura bolavenensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Schistura
S. bolavenensis
Binomial name
Schistura bolavenensis

Schistura bolavenensis is a species of ray-finned fish in the stone leach genus Schistura. It is found in the Bolaven Plateau in Laos where it occurs in clear rocky streams at altitudes of 800–1,200 m which form tributaries of the Xe Kong and Xe Don rivers were it feeds on insects. It is threatened by proposals to construct dams and from the mining of bauxite on the Bolovan Plateau.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rainboth, W. (2011). "Schistura bolavenensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T181198A7663000. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T181198A7663000.en. Downloaded on 07 January 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Schistura bolavenensis" in FishBase. April 2006 version.