Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Utilized for food and ornamental fish keeping (Ref. 33326).
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Distribution

Range Description

Recorded from southern China: Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hong Kong. Records are from Longjin He (river) and its river mouth, Weng Jiang(river), Bei Jiang, and Jian Jiang(river), Lianzhou, Yangshan, Gaoyao, Gaofeng of Guangdong Province.


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China.
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Asia: China.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

13.1 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 45620))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits streams and rivers with sandy rocky substrata and swiftly flowing waters.


Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; brackish
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2011

Assessor/s
Zhao, H. & Cui, K.

Reviewer/s
Allen, D., Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y.

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Justification

The species is known from a number of areas of southwestern China and from Hong Kong. It is a naturally scarce fish, and whilst it is threatened by dams and pollution, it is assessed as Least Concern at present. Further research is required into the species current range and population status.

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Population

Population

Probably present in low numbers, and is declining as a result of the known threats.


Population Trend
Decreasing
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Threats

Major Threats
Threats to the species include pollution (agriculture) and dams.
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Least Concern (LC)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions

No information available

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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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Wikipedia

Acrossocheilus beijiangensis

Acrossocheilus beijiangensis is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Acrossocheilus.

References

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Acrossocheilus beijiangensis" in FishBase. April 2006 version.
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