|Scientific Name:||Sinibotia robusta|
|Species Authority:||(Wu, 1939)|
Botia hexafurca Mai (1978)
Botia robusta Wu (1939)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Under its synonyms Botia robusta and Botia hexafurca, Sinibotia robusta was described by Wu 1939 from Yangso, Li Kiang, southern China and by Mai 1978 from Tây-Giang (Hsi-Chiang or West River), China. Valid as Sinibotia robusta by Kottelat (2004).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Freyhof, J. & Smith, K.|
The relatively restricted range species has been assessed as Data Deficient due to a lack of information regarding species distribution, population trends, and direct threats to this species.
|Range Description:||Sinibotia robusta is only known from Pearl River basin in southeastern China and northern Viet Nam (Cao Bang Province).|
Native:China (Guangdong); Viet Nam
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|Population:||There is no information available on the species population.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Inhabits bottom parts of streams and main rivers in clear, moderately or slowly flowing water with some aquatic plants (Yang and Chen 1992).|
|Major Threat(s):||No information available on the threats to the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||More research is needed on the species distribution, ecology, threats and population trends.|
IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 19 June 2012).
Kottelat, M. 2004. Botia kubotai, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from the Ataran River basin (Myanmar), with comments on botiine nomenclature and diagnosis of a new genus. Zootaxa 401: 1-18.
Yang, J.-X. and Chen, Y.-R. 1992. Revision of the subgenus Botia (Sinibotia) with description of a new species (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 2(4): 341-349.
|Citation:||Huckstorf, V. 2012. Sinibotia robusta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166058A1108886. . Downloaded on 09 February 2016.|
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