Leptobotia guilinensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cobitidae

Scientific Name: Leptobotia guilinensis
Species Authority: Chen, 1980

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.
The species has a wide distribution and is not targeted by fisheries. It is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Distributed in Li Jiang, Guangxi Province, and Yuan Jiang of Hunan Province, China.
Countries occurrence:
China (Guangxi, Hunan)
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Population [top]

Population: It was historically common in Guangxi Province. Current status is not known, but is is probably still relatively large.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Inhabits streams with sandy bottoms.
Systems: Freshwater
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat: Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: It is edible, but a small fish (100 mm), and is not likely to be targeted in fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Urbanisation and pollution from agriculture is a threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Zhao, H. 2011. Leptobotia guilinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166173A6186773. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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