Micronemacheilus pulcher


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Micronemacheilus pulcher
Species Authority: (Nichols & Pope, 1927)
Nemacheilus pulcher Nichols & Pope, 1927
Traccatichthys pulcher (Nichols & Pope, 1927)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-01-19
Assessor(s): Zhao, H. & Chen, X.-Y.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J., Cui, K. & Zhou, W.
Widespread and not thought to be declining at a rate to qualify for a threatened category, this species is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Recorded from the Pearl River drainages of Guangdong and Guangxi Provinces and Hainan Island (Nodoa: type locality) in China.
China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan)
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Inhabits streams on sand and gravel bottom.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Utilised as food locally; a small fish.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Streams are impacted by pollution (agriculture, industry and urban).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Recorded from the Shiwandashan National Park - Shangsi.

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2011.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 November 2011).

Nelson, J.S. 1994. Fishes of the world. John Wiley and Sons, Inc, New York, USA.

Zheng, C.-Y. 1989. Fishes of the Zhujiang river. Science Press, Beijing.

Citation: Zhao, H. & Chen, X.-Y. 2011. Micronemacheilus pulcher. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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