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Barbodes resimus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Barbodes resimus
Species Authority: (Herre, 1924)
Synonym(s):
Barbodes resinus (Herre, 1924)
Mandibularca resimus Herre, 1924
Mandibularca resinus Herre, 1924

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1ce ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Justification:
Harrison and Stiassny (1999) consider this species to be possibly extinct. The matter has been referred to the relevant Specialist Group for a decision.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in Lake Lanao, Philippines.
Prior to Herre's collection, three specimens were obtained by Chaplain Joseph Clemens in June 1907 (bought from a market). Seven specimens collected in the rapids of Agus, just below Dansalan bridge by Herre Sept 11, 1922. (E. Capuli pers comm 1996)
Countries:
Native:
Philippines
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Population [top]

Population: Prior to Herre's collection, three specimens were obtained by Chaplain Joseph Clemens in June 1907 (bought from a market). Seven specimens were collected in the rapids of Agus, just below Danaan bridge by Herre in 1922 (E. Capuli pers. comm. 1996).

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species reported by Bleher (1994) include:
  • Exploitation: fish is the main diet for people in the area and the human population has increased. Traditional  fishing methods have been superseded by the use of poison (tigaw, labo, towa) and dynamite, which kill almost everything (including the fry).
  • Earthquakes: the 1955 earthquake shifted the lake to the west.
  • Introduced predatory fishes.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Barbodes resimus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2015.
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