Araiocypris Batodes, a new genus and species of cyprinid fish from Northern Vietnam (Ostariophysi: Cyprinidae) Academic Article uri icon


  • Araiocypris batodes, new genus and new species, is described from the Quang Ninh Province of northern Vietnam. Araiocypris batodes is distinguished from all other known genera and species of the Cyprinidae by the presence of a soft and flexible pre-anal fin-fold extending along the ventral body surface, from pectoral region to anus: anterior and posterior nostril openings widely separate, anterior opening at tip of a short tube. National University of Singapore.

published proceedings

  • Raffles Bulletin of Zoology

author list (cited authors)

  • Conway, K. W., & Kottelat, M.

complete list of authors

  • Conway, KW||Kottelat, M

publication date

  • February 2008