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Hemibarbus mylodon

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Cyprinidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Cypriniformes
Subfamily  Gobioninae
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Similar  Coreoleuciscus splendidus, Gobiobotia brevibarba, Coreoperca herzi, Tanakia signifer, Rhodeus uyekii

Hemibarbus mylodon is a species of freshwater cyprinid fish endemic to Korea. It is commonly called spotted barbel or Korean doty barbel. It inhabits the upper stream of Imjin, Han and Geum River. As of 2008, it is classified as endangered species.

H. mylodon is benthopelagic. It has 3–7 dorsal soft rays and 3–5 anal soft rays. The fish has a peculiarity of building a tower of pebbles and sand to protect its eggs.


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