Poropuntius chonglingchungi

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Poropuntius chonglingchungi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Poropuntius
Species: P. chonglingchungi
Binomial name
Poropuntius chonglingchungi
(T. L. Tchang, 1938)[2]

Poropuntius chonglingchungi is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Poropuntius. The species is only known from Fuxian Lake in Yunnan; it enters streams for spawning. It has been impacted by introduced species, the loss of spawning habitat, and over-fishing. It has not been recorded since the 1980s; IUCN considers it as Critically Endangered and possibly extinct.[1]


  1. ^ a b Zhao, H. (2011). "Poropuntius chonglingchungi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Poropuntius chonglingchungi" in FishBase. April 2006 version.