Metadata

Draconectes narinosus

Kottelat 2012

Draconectes narinosus
Photograph of holotype by Boris Sket
ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Vietnam

Types

Holotype: MHNG 2730.080. Paratypes: OBBFUL uncat. (1).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Phreatic lake in Dông Duc Tiên, Dáo Van Giô Island, Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. 20°50.34"N, 107°16.77'E.

Systematics

Draconectes is a monotypic and hypogean-restricted genus.

Conservation Status

MG TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Waltham, AC Journal Article 2000 Karst and caves of Ha Long Bay
Kottelat, M Journal Article 2012 Draconectes narinosus, a new genus and species of cave fish from an island of Halong Bay, Vietnam (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
Kottelat, M Journal Article 2012 Conspectus cobitidum: An inventory of the loaches of the world (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cobitoidei)