Gonialosa manmina 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Clupeiformes Clupeidae

Scientific Name: Gonialosa manmina (Hamilton, 1822)
Common Name(s):
English Ganges River Gizzard Shad

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-06
Assessor(s): Chaudhry, S.
Reviewer(s): Datta, N.C., Dey, S.C., Jha, B.R. & Allen, D.J.
Contributor(s): Molur, S.
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats, Gonialosa manmina is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Ganialosa manmina is recorded from India (Ganges: Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal; Brahmaputra: Assam; and several rivers of Orissa), Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
Bangladesh; India (Assam, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Sri Lanka
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Population [top]


There is no information on the population and its trends for this species, but survey data suggests that it is relatively widespread and common.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits rivers and associated water bodies.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This riverine gizzard shad which attains a length of 11.5 cm SL, occurs in the large river systems of the Jamuna, Ganga, Brahmaputra and the Mahanadi. It contributes to inland catches.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to the species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Further information on the species population, range and habitat requirements is needed.

Citation: Chaudhry, S. 2010. Gonialosa manmina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T166519A6226650. . Downloaded on 14 August 2018.
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