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Puntius jacobusboehlkei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Puntius jacobusboehlkei
Species Authority: (Fowler, 1958)
Synonym(s):
Barbus jacobusboehlkei

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-03-27
Assessor(s): Vidthayanon, C.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.
Justification:
Puntius jacobusboehlkei is a widespread species with no known major threats. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is widely distributed from the Chao Phraya in Thailand to the lower Mekong basin, from northwestern Thailand to Cambodia. In the Mekong it has been recorded from major tributaries such as the Xe Bangfai (Kottelat 1998) and the Xe Kong in southern Lao PDR (Kottelat 2011).
Countries:
Native:
Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: Locally and seasonally common.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Inhabits marshlands and floodplains, swamps and small tributaries with slow flowing.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Low fishery interest, mixed with other common small foodfishes in catches of small-scale fishing gears.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation is a potential threat.

Citation: Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Puntius jacobusboehlkei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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