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Brachygobius xanthozonus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES GOBIIDAE

Scientific Name: Brachygobius xanthozonus
Species Authority: (Bleeker, 1849)
Common Name(s):
English Bumblebee fish
Synonym(s):
Brachygobius xanthozona (Bleeker, 1849)
Gobius xanthozona Bleeker, 1849
Hypogymnogobius xanthozona (Bleeker, 1849)
Hypogymnogobius xanthozonus (Bleeker, 1849)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-08-31
Assessor(s): Huckstorf, V.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Allen, D.
Justification:
The species has been assessed as Data Deficient, due to a lack of information regarding species' distribution, population trends, or direct threats to this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known from Indonesia (Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan; Kottelat et al. 1993) and Thailand (Bangkok and Surathani; Monkolprasit et al. 1997).
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia (Sulawesi, Sumatera); Thailand
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the species population.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is known from the lower parts of rivers, coastal areas, and mangroves; areas with heavy vegetation and slow flows. There is no information available on the species ecology.
Systems: Freshwater; Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: It has not apparently been imported as an aquarium fish, despite the widespread use of the name in the aquarium literature (Delventhal 2006).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available on the threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if there are any conservation measures in place. The species is in need of research to confirm its full distribution.

Citation: Huckstorf, V. 2012. Brachygobius xanthozonus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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