Puntigrus partipentazona 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Puntigrus partipentazona (Fowler, 1934)
Barbus partipentazona Fowler, 1934
Puntius partipentazona (Fowler, 1934)
Systomus partipentazona (Fowler, 1934)
Taxonomic Source(s): Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2015. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 7 January 2015. Available at: (Accessed: 7 January 2015).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-03-03
Assessor(s): Vidthayanon, C.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D. & Smith, K.
This common fish has a wide range of distribution and habitats. Its threats are not considered significant at present, and it is assessed as least concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is very widespread in mainland Southeast Asia in the lower Mekong (from Lao PDR to the delta in Viet Nam, and in the Dong Nai River, southern Viet Nam; Freyhof et al. 2000), and in tributaries (e.g., the Mun River; Jutagate et al. 2003), the Chao Phraya and Mae Khlong basins (Thailand), the Malay Peninsula (e.g., the Endau drainage; Ng and Tan 1999), and coastal streams of southeast Thailand and Cambodia. Introduced to the Philippines. It is also recorded from the Tonle Sap River and lake (Chea and Hortle 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Singapore; Thailand; Viet Nam
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):2
Upper elevation limit (metres):200
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Population [top]

Population:Common throughout its range in suitable habitats.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits lowland vegetated streams, marshlands and floodplains; it occurs in large rivers as passage routes. It is also found in reservoirs.
Movement patterns:Full Migrant

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is occasionally seen in the aquarium trade.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is likely to be impacted by habitat loss and degradation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Puntigrus partipentazona. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T181024A1689877. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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