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Schistura bairdi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Nemacheilidae
Scientific name  Schistura bairdi
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Cypriniformes
Genus  Schistura
Rank  Species

Schistura bairdi is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Schistura.

This species has so far only been found in the mainstream Mekong River in southern Laos in the Khone Falls area, which is on the border with Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces in northeastern Cambodia.

Etymology

This fish is named after Professor Ian G. Baird, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

References

Schistura bairdi Wikipedia


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