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Beaufortia sp. '???'

Posted By: Emma Turner <emmasteve@clownloach.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Friday, 8 April 2005, at 11:09 a.m.

On Tues night we had a fish shipment arrive, containing some hillstreams which were listed as having a latin name of 'Beaufortia leveretti' with the common name of 'Fine Spotted Sucker'. As promised, here is a link to some photos I have taken (some of which are better than others - these things were so hard to photograph!):
Now, do you all think these could be Beaufortia leveretti as the supplier claims, or do you think they are Beaufotia kweichowensis? (I have seen a few photographs of B. leveretti in books before, and they l