Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Akysidae

Scientific Name: Akysis pulvinatus
Species Authority: Ng, 2007

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-02-22
Assessor(s): Ng, H.H.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D. & Smith, K.
There is insufficient information about the geographic distribution and population size of this species for an accurate assessment and it is assessed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known from the upper Tapi River drainage and hillstreams flowing into the Andaman Sea on the western half of the Isthmus of Kra on the western coastline of the Isthmus of Kra, southern (peninsular) Thailand.
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population and its trends for this species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals: Unknown
Extreme fluctuations: Unknown Population severely fragmented: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species was collected in a stream with riffles and a substrate of gravel and large rocks.
Systems: Freshwater
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat: Unknown
Movement patterns: Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized for food, except possibly as bycatch in artisanal fisheries. It is not collected for the ornamental fish trade.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown, since there is no information on the biology of this species and therefore the impact of potential threats (especially those of an anthropogenic nature) remains unknown. The current threats to aquatic biodiversity in all of its known distribution have also not been adequately identified.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is insufficient information on the distribution, biology and potential threats for this species.

Citation: Ng, H.H. 2012. Akysis pulvinatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T194493A2341446. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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