Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Balitoridae

Scientific Name: Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)
Cobitis rubidipinnis Blyth, 1860
Nemacheilus rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)
Nemachilus rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)
Taxonomic Notes: Blyth (1860) described Cobitis rubidipinnis from Rangoon (or possibly Mandalay), Myanmar.  Kottelat (1990) put the species under Acanthocobitis Peters.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-01-22
Assessor(s): Vishwanath, W.
Reviewer(s): Barbhuiya, A.H., Rema Devi, K.R., Dahanukar, N., Chaudhry, S. & Juffe Bignoli, D.
Contributor(s): Molur, S.

Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis is a widely distributed species throughout Myanmar with no major widespread threats affecting its population.  It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis occurs in several regions of Myanmar.
Countries occurrence:
Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
Additional data:
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):UnknownExtreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO):Unknown
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Population [top]

Population:It has a widespread distribution and is fairly common throughout its range.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Hill stream fish dwelling in streams with colourful pebbles on the bottom.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species with a maximum length of 8 cm. It has minor fishery value. However it may be of used as ornamental fish because of its beautiful colouration.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It may be threatened by habitat destruction due to human interference.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

Further survey work is needed to determine whether or not this species is experiencing a decline, or is undergoing natural population fluctuations.

Citation: Vishwanath, W. 2010. Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T168245A6468446. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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