Schistura nasifilis Pellegrin, 1936



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nemachilus spilopterus nasifilis Pellegrin, 1936 (original combination)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1936

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)


Extensive surveys were conducted in 2000 and 2002 without success, and the population is likely to be less than 50 individuals if it is not already extinct (Freyhof, 2011).



Rivers Ko and Tan, Annam, central Vietnam


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the type series collected in 1936 (Freyhof, 2011).






Original scientific description:

Pellegrin, J. (1936). Poissons nouveaux du haut-Laos et de l'Annam, Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 61: 243-248.

Other references:

Freyhof, J. (2011). Schistura nasifilis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 14 December 2012.

Freyhof, J. 2011. Schistura nasifilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T181224A7664052. Accessed on 08 July 2022.

Kottelat, Maurice. (1990). Indochinese Nemacheilines, a revision of nemacheiline loaches (Pisces: Cypriniformes) of Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and southern Viet Nam. 262 pp. 180 figures. 33 tables.


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