Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Abbottina binhi
Species Authority: Nguyen 2001
Taxonomic Source(s): Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2015. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 7 January 2015. Available at: (Accessed: 7 January 2015).
Taxonomic Notes: The species is only known only from the type series. It is doubtful if this is an Abbottina and it should be subject to further examination (S. Kullander pers. comm. 2010).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-04-20
Assessor(s): Thinh, D.V., Van, N.S. & Nguyen, T.H.T.
Reviewer(s): Kullander, S.O. & Allen, D.J.
The species is only known only from the type series and further work is required to confirm the taxonomic status of the species. It is considered Data Deficient at present.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in the Bang River in Cao Bang Province in Viet Nam.
Countries occurrence:
Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:No information available.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used due to small size and very low production.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Further research is required to confirm the taxonomic validity of the species.

Classifications [top]

5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.8. Wetlands (inland) - Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)
suitability: Suitable  major importance:Yes

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
1. Research -> 1.1. Taxonomy
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.1). Available at: (Accessed: 19 June 2012).

Citation: Thinh, D.V., Van, N.S. & Nguyen, T.H.T. 2012. Abbottina binhi. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T167005A1162499. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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