|Scientific Name:||Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis|
|Species Authority:||(Blyth, 1860)|
Cobitis rubidipinnis Blyth, 1860
Nemacheilus rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)
Nemachilus rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Blyth (1860) described Cobitis rubidipinnis from Rangoon (or possibly Mandalay), Myanmar. Kottelat (1990) put the species under Acanthocobitis Peters.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Barbhuiya, A.H., Rema Devi, K.R., Dahanukar, N., Chaudhry, S. & Juffe Bignoli, D.|
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis is a widely distributed species throughout Myanmar with no major widespread threats affecting its population. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis occurs in several regions of Myanmar.|
Native:Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
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|Population:||It has a widespread distribution and is fairly common throughout its range.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Hill stream fish dwelling in streams with colourful pebbles on the bottom.|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Unknown|
|Use and Trade:||The species with a maximum length of 8 cm. It has minor fishery value. However it may be of used as ornamental fish because of its beautiful colouration.|
|Major Threat(s):||It may be threatened by habitat destruction due to human interference.|
Further survey work is needed to determine whether or not this species is experiencing a decline, or is undergoing natural population fluctuations.
Blyth, E. 1860. Report on some fishes received chiefly from the Sitang River and its tributary streams, Tenasserim Provinces. J. & Proc. Asiatic Soc. Bengal, 29(2): 138-174.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
Kottelat, M. 1990. Indochinese nemacheilines. A revision of nemacheiline loaches (Pisces: Cypriniformes) of Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and southern Viet Nam. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München, Germany., Germany.
|Citation:||Vishwanath, W. 2010. Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T168245A6468446.Downloaded on 25 February 2017.|
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