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Micropercops swinhonis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Odontobutidae

Scientific Name: Micropercops swinhonis (Günther, 1873)
Taxonomic Notes: It is likely that this is a species complex.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)
Justification:
M. swinhonis has been assessed as Least Concern as it has a large range and no major threats were identified. This species is also known to have established populations outside its natural range.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:M. swinhonis is found in China, Korea and Japan, and has been introduced to Uzbekistan.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
China; Japan; Korea, Democratic People's Republic of; Korea, Republic of
Introduced:
Uzbekistan
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Population [top]

Population:Population information is lacking for this species and needs to be studied.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:M. swinhonis is a demersal species which prefers to reside in lakes.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no threats currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if there are any conservation measures in place or needed.

Citation: Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N. 2009. Micropercops swinhonis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169644A6660443. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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