Neolissochilus paucisquamatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Neolissochilus paucisquamatus (Smith, 1945)
Puntius paucisquamatus Smith 1945

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-03-28
Assessor(s): Vidthayanon, C.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D. & Smith, K.
The species is common throughout its range, with no major widespread threats. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is known from the Malay Peninsular; Peninsular Thailand and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran 1991, Monkolprasit et al. 1997), and should be looked for in northern Peninsular Malaysia. Described from a mountain stream at Kao Luang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (Smith 1945).
Countries occurrence:
Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Thailand
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Population [top]

Population:This species is common in its range.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits clear swift-flowing forested streams and rivers. Disappears when human activities degrade aquatic habitats, as seen in other members of the genus.
Movement patterns:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Occasionally seen in local markets, usually consumed in households.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Some of its populations are prone to overfishing. It may be affected by habitat destruction due to human disturbance.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is required to confirm the species current distribution and population trends, including the scale of impact from known threats.

Citation: Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Neolissochilus paucisquamatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T180721A1655722. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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