Pseudolaubuca engraulis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Pseudolaubuca engraulis (Nichols, 1925)
Hemiculterella engraulis Nichols, 1925

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.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J., Cui, K., Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y.
A very widespread species with no major threats across its range; it is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A widespread species in southern, central and northern China (not Tibet or Xinjiang). It is recorded from Zhu Jiang (Pearl River), Chang Jiang (Yangze River), Huang He (Yellow River and its tributaries).
Countries occurrence:
China (Anhui, Beijing, Chongqing, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanghai, Shanxi, Sichuan, Tianjin, Yunnan, Zhejiang)
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Rivers, but not in high mountain areas; found in shallow, still and slow flowing waters.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Found in local fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Pollution and overfishing, as well as urbanisation are potential threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Zhao, H.H. 2011. Pseudolaubuca engraulis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166155A6184258. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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