|Scientific Name:||Sinobdella sinensis|
|Species Authority:||(Bleeker, 1870)|
Mastacembelus sinensis (Bleeker, 1870)
Ophidium aculeatum Basilewsky, 1855
Rhynchobdella sinensis Bleeker, 1870
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Freyhof, J. & Smith, K.|
|Contributor(s):||The Anh, B.|
Sinobdella sinensis has been assessed as Least Concern as this species has a large distribution and there are no known major widespread threats to the species.
Sinobdella sinensis is widely spread in East and Southeast Asia. It is known from the Pacific coastal drainages in China, Taiwan, northern and Central Viet Nam (Kottelat and Lim 1994, Kottelat 2001, Nguyen 2005).
Native:China; Taiwan, Province of China; Viet Nam
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|Population:||There is no information available on the species population.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
Recorded from rivers. Feeds on larva, insects, worms and crustaceans.
|Use and Trade:||Used in some local fisheries, but has low economic value.|
|Major Threat(s):||No information available on the threats to the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is not known if there are any conservation measures in place.|
|Citation:||Huckstorf, V. 2012. Sinobdella sinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166978A1159184. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.|
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