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Parambassis vollmeri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Ambassidae

Scientific Name: Parambassis vollmeri Roberts, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-03-17
Assessor(s): Vidthayanon, C.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.
Justification:
The fish is locally uncommon in its suitable habitats. Whilst it is likely to be impacted by sedimentation, and by hydropower dam development in the future, it is considered Least Concern at present.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is known from tributaries of the lower Salween basin in eastern Myanmar (Salween tributaries and the upper Houngarao (Haungtharoaw)) and western Thailand (Nam Mae Sa Nga, Huay Khong, Menam Pai, and Menam Moei; Roberts 1995).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Thailand
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:30000
Lower elevation limit (metres):60
Upper elevation limit (metres):150
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Population [top]

Population:Locally uncommon in its suitable habitats.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits rivers and tributaries to submontane streams.
Systems:Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Occasionally seen in aquarium trade, low consumption as food in subsistence fisheries.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Mainstream dams may be a future threat. Current populations are likely to be impacted by sedimentation for forest clearance and agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is required to confirm the species distribution.

Citation: Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Parambassis vollmeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T181291A1717893. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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