Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Bagridae

Scientific Name: Pelteobagrus argentivittatus
Species Authority: (Regan, 1905)
Macrones argentivittatus Regan, 1905
Taxonomic Notes:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-01-19
Assessor(s): Zhao, H.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J., Cui, K., Chen, X.-Y. & Zhou, W.
The species is widespread through a number of river systems in southern China. The species is fished, but it is considered Least Concern at present.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Widespread in southern China. Recorded from the Xi Jiang drainage in Guangdong Province, China. Known from Nanning, Wuzhou, Teng County Mengjiang, and Xiangzhou of Guangxi Province; Chengfang of Shandong Province; also from Nenjiang Zhen, Haerhpin, in Heilongjiang Province.
Countries occurrence:
China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Heilongjiang, Shandong)
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in both main channels and in tributaries.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Used in both local and commercial fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is likely to be overfished across some of its range. Pollution and dams are also likely to impact the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research needed into the species population and distribution..

Citation: Zhao, H. 2011. Pelteobagrus argentivittatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166040A6176296. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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