Crossocheilus elegans, a new species of fish from northern Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by RMBR honorary research associate Dr Maurice Kottelat and RMBR staff Dr Tan Heok Hui in the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology.

Dr Maurice Kottelat Dr Tan Heok Hui

Kottelat, M., H. H. Tan (2011) Crossocheilus elegans, a new species of fish from northern Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59(2): 195-199.

Its abstract as follows:

Crossocheilus elegans, new species, is described from the Kinabatangan and Segama drainages in Sabah, northern Borneo. It is distinguished from all other species of the genus by its colour pattern consisting of a blackish midlateral stripe extending from the tip of the gill opening to the middle of the base of the caudal fi n, separated from the dark brown dorsum by a pale yellowish-brown stripe.

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