Labiobarbus siamensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Labiobarbus siamensis (Sauvage, 1881)
Dangila siamensis Sauvage, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Originally described as Dangila siamensis by Sauvage (1881)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-02-19
Assessor(s): Allen, D.J.
Reviewer(s): Conway, K.W. & Juffe Bignoli, D.
Recorded from Thailand, Lao PDR, southern Viet Nam, and Cambodia, with an unconfirmed record from northern peninsular Malaysia. The species is assessed as Least Concern at present on the basis of its apparent wide range, though further information should be sought on long term population trends and impacts of threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Recorded from the Chao Phraya, Bang Pakong and Mekong basins in Thailand, Lao PDR (Xe Bang Fai and Nam Theun basins; Kottelat 1989), southern Viet Nam and Cambodia (Tonle Sap Lake and the Mekong at Stung Treng). There is an unconfirmed record from Chenderoh Dam in Perak State, northern peninsular Malaysia.
Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Occurs in midwater to bottom levels of rivers and streams. Migrates out into flooded forests during high water periods where it feeds on phytoplankton, periphyton, benthic algae and some zooplankton (Rainboth 1996).
Movement patterns:Full Migrant

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Found in commercial and subsistence fisheries. Used to make fermented fish products.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Likely to be impacted locally in parts of its range by dams and pollution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research into population trends and threats to the species and its habitats is needed.

Citation: Allen, D.J. 2011. Labiobarbus siamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T180901A7654671. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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