Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Utilized for food (Ref. 89718).
  • Zheng, C.-Y. 1991 Homalopteridae. p. 257-261. In J.-H. Pan, L. Zhong, C.-Y. Zheng, H.-L. Wu and J.-H. Liu (eds). 1991. The freshwater fishes of Guangdong Province. Guangdong Science and Technology Press, Guangzhou. 589 pp. (Ref. 33405)
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Distribution

Range Description

Recorded from the Zhu Jiang River (= Pearl River) system, China. The type locality is San-fang, Lo-ching-shien, Kwangsi, China.
Known from Guangdong Province in the drainages of Dong Jiang, Bei Jiang, and Xi Jiang, and from the drainages in Hainan Island. Recorded from Guangxi Province, Longzhou, Rongan, Rongshui, Yangsu, Guilin and from the Nanpan Jiang in Guizhou Province.
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Zhujiang River, China.
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Asia: Nanpan-jiang and Xi-jiang basins in Guangdong and Guanxi provinces, China.
  • Kottelat, M. and X.L. Chu 1988 A synopsis of Chinese balitorine loaches (Osteichthyes: Homalopteridae) with comments on their phylogeny and description of a new genus. Rev. suisse Zool. 95(1):181-201. (Ref. 37823)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

14.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 12468))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Found in rapid flowing streams in hill areas.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

demersal; freshwater; brackish; pH range: 6.5 - 7.5; dH range: 10 - 20
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Sinogastromyzon wui

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: Sinogastromyzon wui

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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.

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

Contributor/s

Justification
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
No information available.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
Threats include dams and agriculture (agrochemical pollution).
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Least Concern (LC)
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Research into populations trends, distribution, and threats is needed.
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Wikipedia

Sinogastromyzon wui

Sinogastromyzon wui is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sinogastromyzon.

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