Overview

Distribution

Range Description

The species is known from the Red River basin in southern China and northern Viet Nam (Chu and Chen 1989, Yue et al. 2000, Nguyen and Ngo 2001).
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China and southeastern Asia.
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Asia: Viet Nam and China.
  • Kottelat, M. 2001 Freshwater fishes of northern Vietnam. A preliminary check-list of the fishes known or expected to occur in northern Vietnam with comments on systematics and nomenclature. Environment and Social Development Unit, East Asia and Pacific Region. The World Bank. 123 p. (Ref. 44416)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=44416&speccode=275 External link.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

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

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Found in freshwater rivers.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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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
2012

Assessor/s
Huckstorf, V.

Reviewer/s
Freyhof, J. & Smith, K.

Contributor/s

Justification
The species has been assessed as Data Deficient, due to a lack of information regarding its taxonomic status, distribution, population trends or direct threats.
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Population

Population
There is no information available on the species population.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
Dam constructions, overfishing and water pollution are major threats to this species.
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Data deficient (DD)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Research is required to confirm the distribution, threats, and conservation status of the species.
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