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Anabarilius alburnops (also known as silver minnow or silvery white fish, a direct translation of its Chinese name, 银白鱼) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alburnus. It is only known from Dian Lake and Songhuaba Reservoir, both in Kunming, Yunnan. It can reach sizes above 31 cm (12 in) SL.
The species was once common in Dian Lake, but has since 1950's dramatically declined; today, only few individuals are occasionally captured. Its decline is caused by introduced fish species, pollution, the loss of macrophytes (in part due to grass carp), over-fishing, and the loss of breeding sites. Along with many other fish species endemic to Dian Lake, it is a threatened species.
- Chen, X.-Y. & Du, L.-N. (2008). "Anabarilius alburnops". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Anabarilius alburnops" in FishBase. April 2006 version.
- Du, L. N.; Chen, X. Y.; Yang, J. X. (2008). "Threatened fishes of the world: Anabarilius alburnops (Regan, 1914), a member of the family Cyprinidae (Pisces: Teleostei)". Environmental Biology of Fishes 83 (4): 505. doi:10.1007/s10641-008-9373-3.
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