Onychostoma elongatum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Onychostoma elongatum (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1934)
Crossochilus elongatum Pellegrin & Chevey, 1934
Crossochilus elongatus Pellegrin & Chevey, 1934
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Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-04-27
Assessor(s): Nguyen, T.H.T., Van, N.S. & Thinh, D.V.
Reviewer(s): Smith, K. & Allen, D.J.
Contributor(s): Fisher, J.
Very little information is available for this species and more data are needed on the species distribution, ecology, threats, and population trends. Assessed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is known from the Nam Ma River, northern Lao PDR (Kottelat 2000), and from Nghia Lo, Yen Bai Province, Viet Nam. Records from adjacent parts of drainages in southern China (e.g., the Zhujiang (Pearl River); Zheng et al. 1989) pertain to another species (Kottelat 2000).
Countries occurrence:
Lao People's Democratic Republic; 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:Known from rivers.

Found in clear mountain streams in forested areas (Rainboth 1996).
Movement patterns:Nomadic

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Found in subsistence fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Confirmation of the species distribution and threats is required.

Citation: Nguyen, T.H.T., Van, N.S. & Thinh, D.V. 2012. Onychostoma elongatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166865A1144460. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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