Jiang, Li, Yang and Chang 2019
Only a holotype as been assigned: KNHM 2019000001 164.1mm SL.
Known only from the type locality: Near the north bank of the Three Gorges (Sanxia) reservoir, mainstream of the Yangtze River, Guojiaba Town, Zigui County, Hubei Province, China (30°58'09.92"N, 110°44'16.14"E altitude 144 meters). This is a long way north-east of the distribution area of all other species in the genus which are all restricted to Yunnan, Guizou and Guangxi.
Unknown. The only known specimen was clearly out of its normal habitat when collected.
|Jiang, W.S., Li, J., Lei, X.Z., Wen, Z.R., Han, Y.Z., Yang, J.X. and Chang, J.B.||Journal Article||2019||Sinocyclocheilus sanxiaensis, a new blind fish from the Three Gorges of Yangtze River provides insights into speciation of Chinese cavefish|
|Lunghi, E., Zhao, Y., Sun, X. and Zhao, Y.||Journal Article||2019||Morphometrics of eight Chinese cavefish species|
|Zhao, Y., Zhang, C. and Proudlove, G.S.||Book||2021||Fishes of the Genus Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in China. Systematics, biology, biogeography and cave adaptation|