Scientific Name
Sinogastromyzon puliensis  
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Sinogastromyzon puliensis埔里中華爬岩鰍
by: Yung-Ching Chang
Author Liang, 1974 Depth 0 - 10M
Chinese 埔里中華爬岩鰍 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 爬鰍科 Economic Fish No 
Family F107 Balitoridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 埔里華吸鰍 
Max Length 9 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 簸箕魚、木箕貼仔、石貼仔、棕簑貼 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan Middle、South 
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Pu-lo, [Tatuchi, Puli], Taiwan 
Synonyms  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);臺灣淡水及河口魚類誌(陳&方, 1999)  Liang, Y. S. 1974 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 陳義雄,方力行 1999 樂佩琦 等編 Yue Peiqi et al. (eds.) 2000 
Specimen List ASIZP0056978. ASIZP0059717. NMMBP02663. NMMBP02690. NMMBP03902. NMMBP05202. NMMBP05492. NMMBP05645. NMMBP05915. NMMSTP00659. NMNSF00002. NMNSF00017. NMNSF01484. NTHUB00729. NTHUB00731. NTHUB00749. NTHUB00750. NTHUB00751. NTHUB00756. NTHUB00757. NTHUB00760. NTHUB00776. NTHUB00798. NTHUB00802. NTHUB00813. NTHUB00933. NTHUB00953. NTHUB00955. NTHUB00956. NTHUB00960. NTHUB00961. NTHUB00962. NTHUB00963. NTHUB01004. NTHUB01005. NTHUB01006. NTHUB01007. ...List all 85 records... 
Common Name Pulin river loach 
Redlist Status III2009/4/1 COA, Taiwan Redlist: Vulnerable   VU IUCN Redlist: Vulnerable(VU) D2 1996-08-01   VU 2012 Redlist of Fresh Water Fishes::VU
Characteristic Snout short, wider than depth. Mouth inferior, arched; three rostral fold in front of mouth. Four maxillary barbells in a row, two pairs of mandibular barbells at corner of mouth. Body thin, posterior laterally compressed; ventral profile horizontal to origin of anal; dorsal moderately arched. Scales small, ventral surface of head, thorax and abdomen naked; lateral line scales complete. L.l.:50-65; dorsal fin rays:3+8; pectoral fin rays:10-12+12-14; pelvic fin rays:6-8+14-17; anal fin rays:2+5. Pectoral and pelvic fins laterally expanded; pelvic fin continuous to form a sucker; anus near anal fin origin; caudal fin forked. Dorsal fin origin slightly behind pelvic fin origin. Brownish. Some dark blotches along back. Black stripes on all fins.
habitats Primary freshwater fish, lives in fast running water of middle and low elevation. Benthic, against running water by pelvic sucker. Polyphagia, feed on aquatic insects and diatom on rock. Migration behavior was observed in the fish ladder of Chichi Weir of 
Distribution Endemic to western Taiwan, found in Tachia River, Tatu River, Choshui River, Tsengwen River and Kaoping River. 
Utility Non.