Scaphiodonichthys macracanthus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Scaphiodonichthys macracanthus (Pellegrin & Chevey 1936)
Onychostoma brevicephalus Mai, 1978
Onychostoma macracanthus Pellegrin & Chevey, 1936
Varicorhinus macracanthus (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1936)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-08-08
Assessor(s): Huckstorf, V.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Smith, K.
The species has been assessed as Data Deficient, due to a lack of information regarding its taxonomic status, distribution, population trends or direct threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is known from the Red River basin in southern China and northern Viet Nam (Chu and Chen 1989, Yue et al. 2000, Nguyen and Ngo 2001).
Countries occurrence:
China (Yunnan); Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information available on the species population.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found in freshwater rivers.
Movement patterns:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Found in fisheries in some highland areas in Viet Nam.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Dam constructions, overfishing and water pollution are major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is required to confirm the distribution, threats, and conservation status of the species.

Citation: Huckstorf, V. 2012. Scaphiodonichthys macracanthus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166898A1149534. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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