|Scientific Name:||Puntius lateristriga|
|Species Authority:||(Valenciennes, 1842)|
Barbus lateristriga Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842
Systomus lateristriga (Valenciennes, 1842)
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Allen, D. & Smith, K.|
Puntius lateristriga is a widespread species with no known major threats. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||The species has a very wide distribution in southeast Asia. It is recorded in numerous river drainages from the Malay Peninsula (Peninsular Thailand river systems; presence in the Maeklong is uncertain (C. Vidthayanon pers. comm. 2011)) to Indonesia (Java, Sumatra (Batavia, Buitenzorg, Tjampea, Sadingwetan, Tjipanas; Roberts 1989) and Kalimantan (Kapuas River)) and Sarawak.
The species is recorded from the Mekong drainage in Thailand (Vidthayanon et al. 1997), however this requires confirmation.
Native:Indonesia (Jawa, Kalimantan, Sumatera); Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak); Singapore; Thailand
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|Population:||This species is locally common. The status of the population in Java is unknown.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is found in forested submontane to hill streams and waterfalls with clear water, sandy gravel or rocky boulder bottoms (Roberts 1989).|
|Use and Trade:||This species is popular in the aquarium trade, and is locally consumed in households.|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat degradation is a threat in parts of the species' range.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information available.|
|Citation:||Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Puntius lateristriga. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 January 2015.|
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