Cyprinus fuxianensis

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Cyprinus fuxianensis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Cyprinus
Species: C. fuxianensis
Binomial name
Cyprinus fuxianensis
Yang et al., 1977

Cyprinus fuxianensis is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cyprinus. The species is only known from Fuxian Lake in Yunnan. It has been impacted by habitat degradation, overfishing, and introduced species. It has declined by over 80% in the past 21 years. It was not recorded in a survey in 1995; IUCN considers it as Critically Endangered and possibly extinct.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N. (2009). "Poropuntius chonglingchungi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 30 November 2012.