Danio albolineatus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Danio albolineatus
Species Authority: (Blyth, 1860)
Danio pulcher Smith 1931
Danio stoliczkae Day 1870
Danio tweediei Brittan, 1956
Nuria albolineata Blyth, 1860
Taxonomic Notes: Danio (Brachydanio) tweediei Brittan, 1956, from Kedah State, Peninsular Malaysia is an uncertain synonym of this species. If confirmed, this would extend the southward range of the species. Danio albolineatus (Blyth 1860) was shown to be a synonym this species by Fang (2001).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-03-25
Assessor(s): Vidthayanon, C.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D. & Smith, K.
The species is a locally common fish with a wide distribution. Its populations have not declined, and it is assesses as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known from the Tenasserim River, the Salween and the upper Chao Phraya basins in Myanmar, Thailand, and Yunnan (southern China). There are also records (as Danio pulcher) from the eastern slopes of the Gulf of Thailand drainages and from Pliew, Chantaburi, Chantabun Province, southeastern Thailand and into western Cambodia.
Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; China (Yunnan); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Thailand
Lower elevation limit (metres): 40
Upper elevation limit (metres): 500
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Population [top]

Population: Locally common in its suitable habitats.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in submontane streams to hillstreams with leaf litter and dense riparian vegetations, living in large schools.
Systems: Freshwater
Movement patterns: Unknown
Congregatory: Congregatory (year-round)

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Found in the ornamental fish trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None required at present.

Citation: Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Danio albolineatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T180844A1669179. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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