Sinogastromyzon wui 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Balitoridae

Scientific Name: Sinogastromyzon wui 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.H.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J., Cui, K., Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y.
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 occurrence:
China (Guangdong, Guangxi)
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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 rapid flowing streams in hill areas.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Yes

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.H. 2011. Sinogastromyzon wui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166149A6183814. . Downloaded on 23 October 2017.
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