Garra orientalis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Garra orientalis Nichols, 1925
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Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-01-21
Assessor(s): Zhao, H.H. & Cui, K.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J., Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y.
A widely spread species, found in southeastern China. It is assessed as Least Concern at present, but ongoing population monitoring is suggested.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A widely spread species, found in the Pearl River basin, Chang Jiang basin, and the Min Jiang (Fujian Province), and Hainan Province in southeastern China. Not likely present in the Red River; records for G. orientalis in the Red River is not this species.
Countries occurrence:
China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Yunnan)
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Population [top]


It is locally common, but no population information available.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits gravel bottoms in mountain streams and adheres to stones by its mouth disk.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Local fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats include pollution, overfishing and agriculture (agrochemical pollution).

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Zhao, H.H. & Cui, K. 2011. Garra orientalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166048A6178155. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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