Danio albolineatus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
Cambodia; China (Yunnan); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Thailand
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: Locally common in its suitable habitats.
Population Trend: Stable

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

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. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided