Overview

Comprehensive Description

Bangana lippa -

Upper Mekong River basin, Yunnan : KIZ 934080-2, 3 ex., 199.0- 236.1 mm SL, Jinggu ; KIZ 863480-6, 884005, 7 ex., 265.1-290.2 mm SL, Mengla ; IHB 813029, 813015, 2 ex., 210.9-312.5 mm SL, Jinghong ; IHB 853229, 7802006-7, 3 ex., 155.2-287.6 mm SL, Mengla ; IHB 78IV0038-42, 5 ex., 74.2-286.5 mm SL, Buyuan Jiang .

  • E Zhang, Yi-Yu Chen (2006): Revised diagnosis of the genus Bangana Hamilton, 1822 (Pisces: Cyprinidae), with taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Chinese species. Zootaxa 1281, 41-54: 52-52, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7416122-F96D-4F23-A2CF-B3C23E8AD922
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Distribution

Range Description

Restricted to the Mekong drainage in northern Lao PDR, Thailand, China (Xishuangbanna protected area in Yunnan) and Myanmar.
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Asia: Mekong basin in northern Laos, Xishuangbanna and Myanmar.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 200 mm ---
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Max. size

28.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 45621))
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Diagnostic Description

Lateral line scales 33-36 + 2-3. Branched dorsal rays 10.5. Snout rounded when seen from above. Fins of juveniles tainted with orange (especially anal).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Recorded from upland rivers. Probably eats algae etc. scraped off rocks.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Bangana lippus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bangana lippus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2011

Assessor/s
Rainboth, W.

Reviewer/s
Kullander, S.O., Ng, H.H. & Allen, D.

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Justification
The species is restricted to the upper Mekong drainage in northern Laos, southeastern China and Myanmar. Further information is needed on its distribution, ecology, population trends and threats, and it is therefore assessed as Data Deficient at present.
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Population

Population
No information available.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
Deforestation and sedimentation impact significant parts of the upper parts of the Mekong drainage in this area.
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Data deficient (DD)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Research into threats to the species and its habitat.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
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