|Scientific Name:||Tetraodon abei|
|Species Authority:||Roberts, 1998|
Monotrete abei (Roberts, 1998)
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Smith, K. & Allen, D.J.|
The species is widespread across the Mekong basin, no threats have been recorded. It is assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||The species has a southeast Asian distribution, with records from the lower Mekong drainage (from at least as far upstream as the Xebangfai tributary (Kottelat 2001) to Cambodia, and the Chao Phraya drainage and the Mae Klong basin in Thailand (Roberts 1998).|
Native:Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Thailand
|Lower elevation limit (metres):||20|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||180|
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|Population:||Locally common in suitable habitats.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Inhabits rivers and tributaries, occasional in marshlands.
Arrive at Khone falls at start of hydrological year (Oct - Nov) (Baran et al. 2005).
|Use and Trade:||The species is occasionally seen in aquarium trade.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to the species, and research is required.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no conservation measures currently in place.|
|Citation:||Vidthayanon, C. 2012. Tetraodon abei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T187985A1842328. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.|
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