Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Akysidae

Scientific Name: Parakysis longirostris
Species Authority: Ng & Lim, 1995
Common Name(s):
English Singapore Little Warty Catfish

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Jenkins, A., Kullander, F.F. & Tan, H.H.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)
Assessed as Least Concern due to its wide distribution, over a number of countries and drainage basins, and the lack of any known major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia (in the Endau and Sedili drainages) and Indonesia (in Pulau Bintan).
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia; Malaysia; Singapore
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Population [top]

Population: The species has a wide distribution although the trend is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A nocturnal, demersal species that occurs in clumps of vegetation in streams with flowing waters.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species and its habitat are unknown at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures currently known to be in action at habitat or species level.

Citation: Jenkins, A., Kullander, F.F. & Tan, H.H. 2009. Parakysis longirostris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169511A6640479. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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