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Hemibagrus variegatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Bagridae

Scientific Name: Hemibagrus variegatus Ng & Ferraris, 2000
Taxonomic Notes:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-03-07
Assessor(s): Ng, H.H.
Reviewer(s): Smith, K. & Allen, D.
Justification:
There is insufficient information about the geographic distribution and population size of this species for an accurate assessment and it is assessed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the river drainages that drain the western face of the Bilauktaung Range in southern Myanmar. Described from the Tenasserim River in southern Myanmar (Ng and Ferraris 2000).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information available on the population and its trends for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations:UnknownPopulation severely fragmented:Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits upland rivers with a moderate current and a substrate of sand and rocks.
Systems:Freshwater
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Unknown
Movement patterns:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is utilized as a food fish in artisanal fisheries, and has been sporadically collected as an ornamental fish.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown, since there is no information on the biology of this species and therefore the impact of potential threats (especially those of an anthropogenic nature) remains unknown. The current threats to aquatic biodiversity in all of its known distribution have also not been adequately identified.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is insufficient information on the distribution, biology and potential threats for this species.

Citation: Ng, H.H. 2012. Hemibagrus variegatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T180852A1670164. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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