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Sinogastromyzon wui

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES BALITORIDAE

Scientific Name: Sinogastromyzon wui
Species Authority: Fang, 1930

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., Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y.
Justification:
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

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.
Countries:
Native:
China (Guangdong, Guangxi)
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in rapid flowing streams in hill areas.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Included in local fisheries.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Zhao, H. 2011. Sinogastromyzon wui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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