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Protomyzon borneensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Balitoridae

Scientific Name: Protomyzon borneensis Hora & Jayaram, 1952
Taxonomic Source(s): Kottelat, M. 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibiography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 27: 1-663.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
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)
Justification:
Assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of information regarding the species' current status, habitat and ecology. There are a number of threats to habitats in northern Borneo, but further research is required to determine the extent to which P. borneensis may be affected by such threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in northern Borneo.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia (Kalimantan); Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
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Population [top]

Population:Information on the population numbers and trend are unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:P. borneensis is a demersal species.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are a number of threats to habitats in northern Borneo, including deforestation and conversion of natural habitat to agricultural land, which may result in increased soil erosion and sediment in streams and rivers.

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. Protomyzon borneensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169556A6647053. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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