|Scientific Name:||Acrossocheilus beijiangensis Wu & Lin, 1977|
Acrossocheilus wenchowensis ssp. beijiangensis Wu & Lin, 1977
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Zhao, H.H. & Cui, K.|
|Reviewer(s):||Allen, D.J., Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y.|
The species is known from a number of areas of southwestern China and from Hong Kong. It is a naturally scarce fish, and whilst it is threatened by dams and pollution, it is assessed as Least Concern at present. Further research is required into the species current range and population status.
Recorded from southern China: Fujian,
Native:China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan); Hong Kong
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Probably present in low numbers, and is declining as a result of the known threats.
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:|
It inhabits streams and rivers with sandy rocky substrata and swiftly flowing waters.
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Use and Trade:||Used in ornamental fish trade, and as a food fish.|
|Major Threat(s):||Threats to the species include pollution (agriculture) and dams.|
No information available
|Citation:||Zhao, H.H. & Cui, K. 2011. Acrossocheilus beijiangensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166186A6188216.Downloaded on 17 October 2017.|
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