Hemiculter elongatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Hemiculter elongatus Nguyen & Ngo 2001
Taxonomic Notes: The species is only known from its type series.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-04-26
Assessor(s): Thinh, D.V., Van, N.S. & Nguyen, T.H.T.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D. & Smith, K.
The species is known from Lang Son Province, northern Viet Nam. Nothing more is known of the species, its taxonomic position requires confirmation, and it is considered Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from the Ky Cùng River in Lang Son Province, northern Viet Nam.
Countries occurrence:
Viet Nam
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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 a freshwater river, with no further information.
Movement patterns:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Of small size, but probably used in subsistence fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Without greater information on the species current distribution and ecology, nothing can be inferred of the threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is required for this species.

Citation: Thinh, D.V., Van, N.S. & Nguyen, T.H.T. 2012. Hemiculter elongatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166853A1142941. . Downloaded on 25 May 2018.
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