|Scientific Name:||Garra robustus|
|Species Authority:||(Zhang, He & Chen, 2002)|
Placocheilus robustus Zhang, He & Chen, 2002
Placocheilus robustus was described by Zhang et al. 2002 from the upper Red River (Yuanjiang) basin in southern China (locality: Yuanjiang County, Yunnan Province).
Placocheilus was considered a junior synonym of genus Garra by Li et al. (2008). Further work is required to confirm the taxonomic status of this species.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Freyhof, J. & Allen, D.|
The species has been assessed as Data Deficient, due to a lack of information regarding species' distribution range, population trends, or direct threats to this species.
|Range Description:||The species is presently known from the upper Red River (Yuánjiāng) basin in southern China (Yunnan Province) only, but it is expected to occur in the same river basin in northern Viet Nam (Zhang et al. 2002).|
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|Population:||There is no information available on the species population.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Found in freshwater rivers.|
|Major Threat(s):||Without greater information on the species distribution and ecology, nothing can be said of the threats to the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Research is required to confirm the taxonomic placement of the species. as well as its distribution and population trends.|
|Citation:||Huckstorf, V. 2012. Garra robustus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 January 2015.|
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